Vice-president gore and house democrats join clinton in a show of support on the south lawn of the white house january 7, 1999 the impeachment trial formally opens in the senate. Hillary clinton has been involved in scandals before here are some notable ones you may have forgotten billy dale and his family went through hell thanks to the clintons, attorney general janet. Before 1988, when presidential contender gary hart was brought down by the media for a sex scandal, the private lives of politicians and presidents were considered just that: private.
In 1998, clinton was impeached by the house of representatives for perjury and obstruction of justice following a sex scandal involving white house employee monica lewinsky clinton was acquitted by the senate in 1999 and completed his term in office. A look back at what democrats said about sex and impeachment during the bill clinton years, as president donald trump — who denies two affairs — says the stock market would crash if he were to.
At the time, kavanaugh was part of special prosecutor ken starr's team, working on an open-ended investigation of president bill clinton that started with a right-wing conspiracy theory about real. On january 26, 1998, president bill clinton took to the microphone, finger wagging, face red, and issued a denial that he would soon come to regret. In august 1998, president bill clinton was mired in one of the most salacious scandals in washington, dc's history clinton had previously denied a relationship with former white house intern.
How the sex scandal involving president bill clinton and white house intern monica lewinsky consumed the news of 1998 how the sex scandal consumed the news of 1998 a look that does not go. President bill clinton's impeachment was complicated by sex scandals affecting house leadership at the same time, but he was formally impeached on 19 december 1998: mr clinton became only the. The president impeachment bill clinton 1998 impeachment on cbs news with dan rather, a look back. Bill clinton, who served as president from 1993 to 2001, was scheduled to speak tuesday night at the democratic national convention in support of his spouse, hillary, the presumptive nominee.
Newsweek reporter michael isikoff, the first reporter to come in with the story of the alleged sex scandal involving us president bill clinton and former white house intern monica lewinsky. The monica lewinsky scandal began in the late 1990s, when america was rocked by a political sex scandal involving president bill clinton and monica lewinsky, a white house intern in her early 20s. In an interview on hardball with chris matthews which aired on aug 27, 1998, donald trump talks about then-president bill clinton who was embroiled in the monica lewinsky scandal. It was on this day in 1998 that president bill clinton (as seen around 6:18 in the video above) uttered 11 words that would go down in history: i did not have sexual relations with that woman.
Even at the time, the scandal involving bill clinton's illicit relationship with monica s lewinsky, which broke publicly on this day 20 years ago—january 21, 1998—was the inspiration for no. The lewinsky scandal was a political sx scandal emerging in 1998, from a sexual relationship between united states president bill clinton and a 22-year-old white house intern, monica lewinsky perhaps no other scandal in presidential history can equal the monica lewinsky affair for pure sensationalism and absurdity. A 1998 memo written by brett kavanaugh proposed a series of tough, sexually explicit questions for president bill clinton to answer about his affair with monica lewinsky, shedding new light on the.