PAULA 'S NEW SIDEKICK

A CONSERVATIVE WHO BEFRIENDED JONES PUSHES OUT HER LAWYERS, BUT CLINTON SHOULDN'T REJOICE YET

In most battles, disarray in the enemy ranks is a cause for celebration. President Clinton and his legal team should have been exultant last week when the attorneys for Paula Corbin Jones, who is suing the President for allegedly making a crude sexual advance in an Arkansas hotel room six years ago, abruptly withdrew from the case, citing "fundamental differences" with their client. The lawyers, Joseph Cammarata and Gilbert Davis, had been representing Jones for three years, so their sudden exit just eight months before the scheduled trial seemed to suggest that all the steam had gone out of her case.

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