The Smart Missile Aimed At Clinton

Will Chris Cox build a damning China-connection case?

For now, the Clinton Administration is breathing a sigh of relief over the House Judiciary Committee's inquiry into the Monica Mess. With the American public taking a very European approach to l'affaire Lewinsky, Illinois Representative Henry J. Hyde, the beefy, white-maned committee chairman, is battling Democratic charges that his probe is becoming a partisan food fight. But another serious threat to the Clinton Presidency may be emerging in the person of Christopher Cox, a lean, low-key Republican lawmaker from California.

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