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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.


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…]