PAULA JONES AND BILL CLINTON: GETTING IT BEHIND THEM

IN WHICH PAULA AND THE PRESIDENT FIND LANGUAGE THEY CAN LIVE WITH

Spinning, feinting, jabbing, the lawyers for Paula Jones and Bill Clinton spent the week negotiating in public--leaving the rest of us to wonder what backstage progress was being made toward sparing us the horror, the horror, of a trial now that the Supreme Court won't stop it. Everyone smells settlement, but has the language been found? Probably not, but most insiders agree that the broad outlines will look something like this:

In regards to the events outlined in Civil Action No. LR-C-94-290, the Defendant (President William J. Clinton) and the Plaintiff (Paula Jones) have agreed on the following statements from the...

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