CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 21, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Capitol: Bob Schieffer) The overwhelming vote by the House of Representatives to reprimand and fine House Speaker Newt Gingrich for his numerous ethics violations, specifically for using money from tax-exempt foundations to fund his partisan college course and his pattern of giving investigators false information reported; scenes shown of the police escorting Gingrich to the Capitol. [Representative Tom DeLAY - defends Gingrich to the end.] [Representative Ben CARDIN - says they were not innocent mistakes Gingrich made.] [Representative Nancy JOHNSON - calls for unity; says the penalty for Gingrich is appropriate.]
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