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Clinton Impeachment Trial: Sidney Blumenthal’s Deposition

These are excerpts of Sidney Blumenthal’s February 3 deposition by the House Managers in the Senate impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.

Blumenthal was a White House aide in the Clinton Administration.

Sidney Blumenthal Deposition.

SENATOR SPECTER: If none, I will swear the witness.

Mr. Blumenthal, will you please stand up and raise your right hand?

You, Sidney Blumenthal, do swear that the evidence you shall give in this case now pending between the United States and William Jefferson Clinton, President of the United States, shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you, God?

MR. BLUMENTHAL: I do. [Read more…]


Clinton Impeachment Trial: Vernon Jordan’s Deposition

These are excerpts of Vernon E. Jordan Jr.’s February 2 Senate trial deposition, which were released by Congress.

Vernon Jordan Deposition.

SENATOR THOMPSON: All right. If there are no further questions from the parties or counsel for the witness, I’ll now swear in the witness. Mr. Jordan, will you please raise your right hand?

Do you, Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., swear that the evidence you shall give in this case now pending between the United States and William Jefferson Clinton, President of the United States, shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you, God?

THE WITNESS: I do. [Read more…]


Clinton Impeachment Trial: Monica Lewinsky’s Deposition (Extended)

These are extended excerpts of Monica Lewinsky’s deposition, released by Congress.

Monica Lewinsky deposition by the House Managers – extended version.

SENATOR DeWINE: If not, I will now swear the witness.

Ms. Lewinsky, will you raise your right hand, please?

Whereupon, MONICA S. LEWINSKY was called as a witness and, after having been first duly sworn by Senator DeWine, was examined and testified as follows:

SENATOR DeWINE: The House Managers may now begin your questioning. [Read more…]


Clinton Impeachment Trial: Monica Lewinsky’s Deposition

This is Monica Lewinsky’s deposition in the Senate impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.

Lewinsky was deposed by the House Managers.

The video was shown to the Senate impeachment trial.

Monica Lewinsky’s Deposition.

In the Senate of the United States Sitting for the Trial of the Impeachment of William Jefferson Clinton, President of the United States

EXCERPTS OF VIDEO DEPOSITION OF MONICA S. LEWINSKY

(MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1999, WASHINGTON, D.C.)

SENATOR DeWINE: If not, I will now swear the witness.

Ms. Lewinsky, will you raise your right hand, please?

Whereupon, MONICA S. LEWINSKY was called as a witness and, after having been first duly sworn by Senator DeWine, was examined and testified as follows: [Read more…]


Clinton Impeachment Trial: Remarks By Greg Craig Following House Managers’ Presentation

This is the text of remarks by Greg Craig, following the completion of the House Manager’s presentation in the Senate impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.

Craig was Special Counsel to the President.

Statement by Greg Craig, Special Counsel to the President.

The thirteen House Republican prosecutors have the Constitutional burden to prove their case that the President of the United States should be removed from office. After three uninterrupted days of presenting their case, they have failed to meet that burden. [Read more…]


Clinton Impeachment Trial: Henry Hyde’s Summation Of The Case Against Clinton

This is Henry Hyde’s summation of the case against President Bill Clinton in the Senate impeachment trial.

Hyde, a Republican congressman from Illinois, was the Lead House Manager and Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.

During his speech, Hyde read from a schoolboy’s letter. The letter, from William Summers, is shown at the end of this page.

Henry Hyde’s summation of the case against President Clinton.

HOUSE JUDICIARY CHAIRMAN REP. HENRY HYDE (R-ILLINOIS): Thank you, Mr. Chief Justice.

Mr. Chief Justice, counsel for the president, distinguished members of the Senate, 139 years ago — 136 years ago at a small military cemetery in Pennsylvania, one of Illinois’ most illustrious sons asked a haunting question: Whether a nation conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal can long endure. [Read more…]


Clinton Impeachment Trial: George Gekas’ Summation Of Prosecutors’ Case

This is George Gekas’ summation of the prosecutors’ case in the Senate impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.

Gekas, a Republican congressman from Pennsylvania, was one of the House Managers, appointed to present the prosecution case against Clinton in the Senate trial.

George Gekas Summation of Prosecutors’ Case.

REPRESENTATIVE GEORGE GEKAS (R-PENNSYLVANIA): Mr. Chief Justice, to the president’s counsel, to members of the House who form our group of managers, and to the members of the Senate, we bring you which now may be the culmination of the work and effort of the managers and of the House of Representatives for what is fast closing in to be your final consideration. [Read more…]


Clinton Impeachment Trial: Charles Canady’s Statement On Constitutional Law

This is the statement on constitutional law by Charles Canady at the Senate impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.

Canady, a Republican congressman from Florida, was one of the House Managers, appointed to present the case for impeachment during the Senate trial.

Statement by House Manager Charles Canady on Constitutional Law.

REP. CHARLES CANADY (R-FLORIDA): Mr. Chief Justice, distinguished counsel, and ladies and gentlemen of the Senate, I’m Representative Charles Canady of the 12th district of Florida.

And I rise now to conclude the argument that my two fellow managers have begun and to address the fundamental question now before the Senate. [Read more…]


Clinton Impeachment Trial: Lindsey Graham’s Statement On Constitutional Law

This is Lindsey Graham’s statement on constitutional law during the Senate impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.

Graham, a Republican congressman from South Carolina, was one of the House Managers, appointed to present the case for impeachment in the Senate trial.

Lindsey Graham statement on Constitutional Law.

REP. LINDSEY GRAHAM (R-South Carolina): Thank you, Mr. Chief Justice. I think I broke the code there. When I hear stomachs growling I know it will be time to wrap this up.

This is an unbelievable occasion for all of us. I’m Lindsey Graham from South Carolina. And we’ll talk a lot about civil rights. I’m a child of the South and I will give you my views on civil rights and how we’ve progressed in this country. [Read more…]


Clinton Impeachment Trial: Steve Buyer’s Statement On Constitutional Law

This is Steve Buyer’s statement on constitutional law in the Senate impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.

Buyer, a Republican congressman from Indiana, was one of the House Managers appointed to argue the case against Clinton in the Senate trial.

Steve Buyer’s Statement on Constitutional Law.

REP. STEVE BUYER (R-Indiana): I am Steve Buyer, a House manager from the 5th District of Indiana.

I want to thank all of you for your attention the past several days. It has not been — it has not been easy for the House managers to argue from a dry record. I ask for your patience. The House managers are prepared to call witnesses and offer developed evidence as the trial proceeds. [Read more…]