ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 03, 2011
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(Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Bob Woodruff) The indictment of former Senator John Edwards on charges of misusing campaign funds to cover up an affair with Rielle Hunter featured; details given of the specifics of the government indictment about the money use and the money from Fred Baron and Bunny Mellon. [EDWARDS - admits doing wrong, but did not break the law.] [Former aide Andrew YOUNG - states what Edwards did.] [On "Nightline," EDWARDS - denies the baby is his.]
(Studio: George Stephanopoulos, Bob Abrams) The issue of what the money from Mellon and Baron was to be used for, why Edwards is fighting this rather than plead guilty and how he could serve time discussed.
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