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 Byron Dorgan was a Democratic senator from North Dakota. He served from 1992 until 2011.
Statement by Senator Byron Dorgan (Democrat – North Dakota)
Thank you Senator Lott, Senator Daschle, and Mr. Chief Justice for the skill and dignity you have given these proceedings.
I wish every American could see and hear the Senate in these deliberations.
There is a kind of majesty to see the Senate chamber filled with Senators listening to each other in debate and deliberation.