Impeachment Trial — White House Defense

Paul Finkelman Sieberling Chair of Constitutional Law, University of Akron Law School Author of many books and articles on the Constitution and American legal history, the most recent is, as Co-Author, Impeachable Offenses: A Documentary History From 1787 to the Present [Congressional Quarterly, 1999] Today President Clinton's legal team begins their defense in the ongoing impeachment trial. After three days of opening arguments by House managers, the President's lawyers are expected to mount a strong defense, attacking the House case on grounds that it falls short of the high constitutional standard required for impeachment. Ray Suarez and guests will provide updates from the trial and discuss the President's defense strategy.

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