Senate Session

The Senate continued the impeachment trial of President Clinton with the third day of presentations by the president’s defense… read more

The Senate continued the impeachment trial of President Clinton with the third day of presentations by the president’s defense team. Former Senator Bumpers delivered the closing arguments for the defense, saying that the investigation and trial lacked proportionality and balance. He called on the Senate to rise above politics and partisanship and to defend the ideals of the framers of the Constitution. His folksy, country-lawyer approach, at times, evoked laughter from senators who were not permitted to speak during the proceedings. close

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Senate Session

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Program ID:
118981-1
Category:
Senate Proceeding
Format:
Senate Proceeding
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 21, 1999
Last Aired:
Jan 25, 1999

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  • Jan 21, 1999 | 4:10pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 21, 1999 | 10:45pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 22, 1999 | 4:42am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 25, 1999 | 4:31am EST | C-SPAN 1
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