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Clinton Impeachment: Statement By Senator Gordon Smith

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 Gordon Smith was a Republican senator from Oregon. He served from 1997 until 2009.

Statement by Senator Gordon Smith (Republican – Oregon)

Mr. Chief Justice, colleagues, first let me thank the Chief Justice for the dignity he has lent to this trial. I have so appreciated the keenness of his intellect and the fairness of his spirit. [Read more…]