Modal close

Dear Democracy Now! visitor,

You turn to Democracy Now! for ad-free news you can trust. Maybe you come for our daily headlines. Maybe you come for in-depth stories that expose corporate and government abuses of power. Democracy Now! brings you crucial reporting like our coverage from the front lines of the standoff at Standing Rock or news about the movements fighting for peace, racial and economic justice, immigrant rights and LGBTQ equality. We produce our daily news hour at a fraction of the budget of a commercial news operation—all without ads, government funding or corporate sponsorship. How is this possible? Only with your support. If every visitor to this site in December gave just $10 we could cover our basic operating costs for 2017. Pretty exciting, right? So, if you've been waiting to make your contribution to Democracy Now!, today is your day. It takes just a couple of minutes to make sure that Democracy Now! is there for you and everybody else in 2017.

Non-commercial news needs your support.

We rely on contributions from you, our viewers and listeners to do our work. If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, now is a great time to make your monthly contribution.

Please do your part today.

Topics

Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader Calls for National Vote On Clinton</B>

StoryOctober 07, 1998
Watch iconWatch Full Show

Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader has written a memo to President Clinton and a number of Congressional leaders, including House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott and Minority Leader Tom Daschle. The memo proposes an alternative to the impeachment inquiry/hearings/trial process. Nader proposes that Congress and the White House enact legislation that provides for an advisory national referendum on Election Day in November to decide the matter. Nader says the legislation would direct the two branches of government to abide by the public’s decision — an up or down vote on President Clinton

Guest:

  • Ralph Nader, a Consumer Advocate and former Green Party Presidential candidate who was not included in any of the presidential debates.

Related link:


The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.

Make a donation