Senate Session

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The Senate continued the impeachment trial of President Clinton with closing arguments by the president’s defense team. Mr. Ruff argued that the case against the president was weak and that the managers had not conclusively proven that President Clinton had either lied under oath or obstructed justice. He said that the manager’s case was based on inference alone and that even if the inference were true did not “put at risk the liberties of the people.” close

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Senate Session

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Program ID:
120231-1
Category:
Senate Proceeding
Format:
Senate Proceeding
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 8, 1999
Last Aired:
Feb 9, 1999

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  • Feb 08, 1999 | 2:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 08, 1999 | 9:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 09, 1999 | 6:10pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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