Later on Friday Dick Morris' wife, lawyer Eileen McGann, gave the following account of the couple's trying week:

I'm concerned with helping Dick get through this. I think he will. He has great survival instincts, ever since being born prematurely at 2 1/2 lbs. This is a 20-year relationship. People have painful times in relationships, and this is one of them. Friends keep calling and faxing, and that is making him feel better. But he's unfortunately not able to be distant. He's feeling the pain.

On Tuesday afternoon I checked the messages on our phone at the Sheraton in Chicago. There...

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