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Clinton Impeachment: Statement By Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell

The following is a statement from the Senate’s closed deliberations on the Articles of Impeachment against President Clinton, excerpts of which senators were allowed to publish in the Congressional Record for Friday, February 12, 1999.

Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell was a Republican senator from Colorado. He served from 1993 until 2005.

Statement by Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell (Republican – Colorado)

Mr. Chief Justice and colleagues, my friends, I am not going to try to dazzle you with my knowledge of the law which is minimal, or the forty hand-written pages I’ve taken during these proceedings. But, I signed the same oath you did with a pen that should have had on it ‘United States Senate,’ but did not. It said, ‘Untied States Senate.’ [Read more…]