President Bill Clinton Impeachment - House Judiciary Committee Debate
In the first of a three-part program, Alexis Simendinger looked back to the 1998-99 impeachment of President Bill Clinton. Ms. Simendinger, a correspondent for The Hill newspaper, covered the impeachment for National Journal. A portion was shown of the December 11, 1998, House Judiciary Committee debate on one of the four articles passed by the committee: Article III, related to obstruction of justice. Also shown was debate about the impeachment process and the different roles of the House and the Senate.