"I was soft on the treatment we received from the Senate. We couldn't produce a witness without their permission. I should have had the president come in and testify. And if the Senate wouldn't let me, I should have gone before the body and Chief Justice Rehnquist and made a motion. That would have dramatized that the Senate was not letting us try our case. A lot of things could have been done differently."Oh, yes. It's a shame no one gets much practice at this, isn't it?
September 24, 2006
Says Henry Hyde, who prosecuted Clinton and has had time to reflect on what went wrong: