CNN Evening News for Sunday, Oct 01, 2006
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(Studio: Carol Lin) The allegations that resigned Representative Mark Foley sent explicit messages to underage Congressional pages reviewed; excerpt from Foley’s e-mail as “Maf54” and statement from Representative Dale Kildee quoted.
(Washington: Gary Nurenberg) The FBI’s probe into the Foley case and House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s request for a Justice Department investigation featured; letter from Hastert, statement from Representative Nancy Pelosi and Foley’s 1998 statement about former President Bill Clinton’s relationship with Monica Lewinsky quoted; scenes shown of Foley’s staff leaving his office Friday. [Former House Speaker Newt GINGRICH- says no one knew about a second set of e-mails.] [Representative Sherrod BROWN- says if leaders did nothing to protect those children they should resign.] [Congressional watchdog Melanie SLOAN- comments on the timing of the FBI’s investigation.]
(Studio: Carol Lin; Washington: John King) The political fallout from the Foley scandal discussed.
(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.
(Palm Beach Gardens, Florida: Susan Candiotti) Support for Foley from his friends featured; details given about his background, including rumors about his being gay. [Foley friend Ester DINERSTEIN, Palm Beach GOP chairman Sid DINERSTEIN- talk about Foley.]