Henry Hyde, the former Illinois Congressman who presided over the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, has died.
Hyde’s grandfatherly demeanor hid a tough-as-nails politician from the rough-and-tumble world of machine politics.
Reuters – Former U.S. Rep. Henry Hyde, an
ardent opponent of abortion who presided over the House of
Representatives impeachment of President Bill Clinton, died on
Thursday after heart bypass surgery earlier this year,
Republican leaders said.