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Clinton Impeachment: Statement By Senator Slade Gorton

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 Slade Gorton was a Republican senator from Washington. He served from 1981 until 1987 and again from 1989 until 2001.

Statement by Senator Slade Gorton (Republican – Washington)

Mr. President, the statement that I am placing in the record is the statement I would have given had I been permitted to speak longer and in open session. During our closed deliberations, I gave a similar, but abridged statement. [Read more…]