Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

President Defends His Wife's Testimony

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

President Defends His Wife's Testimony

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PRESIDENT CLINTON said Tuesday he knows of no "factual discrepancy" in his wife's testimony on issues under investigation by the Whitewater special prosecutor.

Clinton also said he is fighting a court order to surrender notes by a White House lawyer to prosecutor Kenneth Starr because lawyers told him a Supreme Court appeal would be "the right thing to do for America."

In a news conference with Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo, Clinton initially delivered a terse "no," when asked if he was concerned by Starr's written statement that Hillary Rodham Clinton's testimony "has changed over time or differs from that of other witnesses." Clinton later returned to the question. "I did not mean to be flippant," he said. "What I meant to say was I know of no factual discrepancy, period. I am unaware of one. "I have no reason to be concerned about it whatever. We've both done our best to answer all the questions that were asked of us, and already tens of millions of dollars have been spent on this," Clinton continued. …

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