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David Schipper’s Report to the House Judiciary Committee

The following is the text of the report to the House Judiciary Committee from David P. Schippers, the committee’s chief investigative counsel in the impeachment inquiry.

Report by David Schippers to the House Judiciary Committee.

On Oct. 5, 1998, I came before this Committee to advise you of the results of our analysis and review of the Referral from the Office of the Independent Counsel. We concluded that there existed substantial and credible evidence of several separate events directly involving the President that COULD constitute grounds for impeachment. At that time I specifically limited my review and report to evidence of possible felonies. In addition, I asserted that the Report and analysis was merely a litany of crimes that MIGHT HAVE been committed. [Read more…]


Kenneth Starr’s Testimony Before The House Judiciary Committee – 7/7

This is the seventh of seven pages with the full text of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

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Kenneth Starr testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

Transcript of House Judiciary Committee Hearing Following Starr’s Testimony.

HYDE: Everybody stay, please. The committee will stay. Maxine, don’t go.

(APPLAUSE)

HYDE: We’re going to have a meeting.

(APPLAUSE)

HYDE: Ladies and gentlemen, the committee hearing stands adjourned, but the committee will remain here for a very short meeting. [Read more…]


Kenneth Starr’s Testimony Before The House Judiciary Committee – 6/7

This is the sixth of seven pages with the full text of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7

Kenneth Starr testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

House Majority Counsel’s Examination of Kenneth Starr Before the House Judiciary Committee.

HYDE: Mr. Starr, do you want a little break?

STARR: No, Mr. Chairman.

HYDE: OK, we’re at the final…

STARR: We’re almost at my bedtime.

HYDE: We’re past mine, I can assure you. The gentlelady from California. [Read more…]


Kenneth Starr’s Testimony Before The House Judiciary Committee – 5/7

This is the fifth of seven pages with the full text of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7

Kenneth Starr testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

President Clinton’s Attorney David Kendall’s Cross Examination of Kenneth Starr Before the House Judiciary Committee.

HYDE: The committee will come to order.

The chair now recognizes the president’s counsel, Mr. Kendall, to examine the witness for 30 minutes, should he choose to do so. [Read more…]


Kenneth Starr’s Testimony Before The House Judiciary Committee – 4/7

This is the fourth of seven pages with the full text of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7

Kenneth Starr testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

House Minority Counsel’s Examination of Kenneth Starr Before the House Judiciary Committee.

HYDE: The committee will come to order. I would appreciate it if we could get the doors closed.

The chair now recognizes minority counsel, Mr. Lowell, to question the witness for 30 minutes.

LOWELL: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. [Read more…]


Kenneth Starr’s Testimony Before The House Judiciary Committee – 3/7

This is the third of seven pages with the full text of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7

Kenneth Starr testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

House Members’ Examination of Kenneth Starr Before the House Judiciary Committee.

HYDE: Thank you. We will now move to the members’ questioning, and the chair recognizes, under the five-minute rule, we’ll try to adhere to it. But again, I will be liberal, but I would like you to make your questions concise. Mr. Sensenbrenner.

SENSENBRENNER: Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Let me say that the clock does not run slower on this side of the table as apparently it does over on the other side. [Read more…]


Kenneth Starr’s Testimony Before The House Judiciary Committee – 2/7

This is the second of seven pages with the full text of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7

Kenneth Starr testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

Kenneth Starr’s Actual Opening Statement

HYDE: Pursuant to notice, I now convene the committee for a hearing pursuant to House Resolution 581, the resolution which the House adopted authorizing an inquiry into whether to recommend impeachment of the president of the United States.

The chair intends to recognize himself for five minutes and the ranking minority member for five minutes. Each member may be permitted to place an opening statement into the record. [Read more…]