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Clinton / Impeachment / Senate Trial #427515

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 08, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jeanne Meserve) Continuing efforts of Democrats and Republicans to come up with a plan for President Clinton's impeachment trial reported; continuing attempts of Democrats to avoid witnesses during the trial reported. [Chief Justice William REHNQUIST - announces one vote result.] [Senate majority leader Trent LOTT - talks about planning the trial.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY - talks about starting the planning.] [White House special counsel Greg CRAIG - says he plans to present a complete defense.] [Senator John McCAIN - talks about Senator Robert Byrd's speech to the Senate.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(White House: Chris Black) White House response to the actions of the Senate reported; details given of Clinton's focus on other issues, the continuing high public support and the upcoming Latin America trip.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Walter Rodgers) Response in Israel to the Clinton impeachment trial examined; popularity of Clinton in Israel noted. [PEOPLE - praise Clinton; criticize Republicans.]

(London: Richard Blystone) Response in Europe to the Clinton impeachment trial examined. [PEOPLE (some through translator) - say Clinton should not be removed from office; criticize the trial.] ["The Economist" Gideon RACHMAN - says many people cannot believe America does this to itself.]

Black, Chris;
Blystone, Richard;
Meserve, Jeanne;
Rodgers, Walter;
Woodruff, Judy

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