Just a month ago, Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott was keeping a low profile on the president's legal troubles, reports CBS News Correspondent Sharyl Attkisson.
On Monday, however, with the Senate back for the first time since Clinton's grand jury appearance, Lott wasted no time in repeatedly calling Mr. Clinton's credibility into question.
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The new, tougher tone may reflect a change in mood on the home front, where Lott says constituents are growing more upset by the scandal.
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However, Lott stopped short of calling for the president's impeachment or resignation, saying he'll wait for Ken Starr's report. Republicans sense a growing weakness in the Clinton camp, and they want to capitalize on it in the months leading up to congressional elections.
Reported by Sharyl Attkisson
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