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Clinton / Impeachment / Senate Trial #427242

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Jan 17, 1999
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(Studio: Laurie Dhue) Preparation of opening statements from President Clinton's lawyers for the impeachment trial in the Senate reported.

(White House: Chris Black) Continuing dispute about the need for witnesses in the impeachment trial reported. [Senator John KYL - describes what will strengthen the arguments for witnesses.] [Former White House counsel Lanny DAVIS - opposes the use of witnesses.] [Senator Robert TORRICELLI - talks about the House managers' view of Paula Jones' testimony.] [Former Senate majority leader George MITCHELL - says Clinton's actions are seen as wrong but not worth removal from office.]

(Studio: Laurie Dhue) Interviews held with former United States senator Sam Nunn and former Senate majority leader Howard Baker. [NUNN - says the House lawyers made plausible cases.] [BAKER - asks why the White House is so afraid of witnesses.]

Reporter(s):
Black, Chris;
Dhue, Laurie
Duration:
00:04:10

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