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White House Coffees / Campaign Fund Raising Legislation #372884

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 07, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Phil Jones) Senate committee investigation into videotapes of the White House coffees in which President Clinton met with potential donors to the Democratic Party outlined. [Senators Fred THOMPSON, Richard DURBIN, Pete DOMENICI - complain about Attorney General Janet Reno's lack of further investigation into the matter.] [Later, THOMPSON - indirectly addresses the president about fund raising in the Oval Office.] [Former deputy White House chief of staff Harold ICKES - says their were no violations.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Bob Schieffer) The death of the campaign fund raising legislation today announced; the bill said killed by key votes spearheaded by Republicans in the Senate. [Minority leader Senator Tom DASCHLE, majority leader Senator Trent LOTT - debate on the Senate floor.] [Senator Russ FEINGOLD - criticizes the inaction of the Senate.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Scott Pelley) The federal grand jury investigation into the White House coffee video controversy examined; details given of the slow pace of delivery of documents. [CLINTON - responds.]

Jones, Phil;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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