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Clinton Impeachment: Statement By Senator Charles Grassley

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 Charles Grassley is a Republican senator from Iowa. He assumed office in 1981.

Statement by Senator Charles Grassley (Republican – Iowa)

Mr. Chief Justice, my fellow Senators, as this trial nears the end, we have to ask the question how we got here with a tragedy like this. There are many losers. There are no winners. There are surely no heroes. There are lots of lessons to be learned, and I think all of our prayers ought to go out to those who were ensnared in the web of controversy. [Read more…]