The series that unpicked the watergate affair is putting bill clinton's darkest hour under the microscope and zooming out to see what it says about the us today. In this light, the clinton-lewinsky scandal was the kind of story that could only flourish outside the main currents of history—after the end of the cold war but before the september 11, 2001. President bill clinton in a tv speech confesses to an affair with ex-intern monica lewinsky the faithful aide who saw clinton through the gennifer flowers sex scandal in 1992, adjusted the.
The clinton-lewinsky scandal sent the religious right into paroxysms of outrage the rest of the country wasn't convinced. #metoo bill clinton meltdown on monica lewinsky scandal: i did the right thing the former president became visibly agitated on the 'today' show after being asked if he should have resigned. On tuesday, nbc's today show devoted a full report to hand wringing over supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh, while serving as one of independent counsel ken starr's lead investigators in the 1990s, wanting to ask then-president bill clinton accurate, detailed questions about the monica lewinsky scandal. In november 1997, monica lewinsky told her confidant and supposed friend, linda tripp, that she had in her possession a blue gap dress that still bore the semen stain that resulted from her administering oral sex to president clinton in february of that year tripp called her literary agent, and.
Clinton's intern monica lewinsky had special access to the oval office for at least two years agents witnessed bill and monica 'embracing, making out, or on the oval office desk. Monica lewinsky took a stand at a conference in jerusalem on monday, september 3, after she was asked about her affair with bill clinton — details. The clinton-lewinsky scandal was an american political sex scandal that involved 49-year-old president bill clinton and 22-year-old white house intern monica lewinsky.
Hln, sister network of cnn, is set to revisit the shocking affair that nearly toppled a presidency with a two-part special on monica lewinsky and former president clinton. Monica lewinsky, in a never-before-heard audio tape recorded before her affair with former president bill clinton made headlines, attempts to seduce him by promising to take her clothes off, it. Former president bill clinton spoke out about the metoo movement and the monica lewinsky scandal as nbc's craig melvin sat down with him and author james patterson, saying, if the facts were.
As the scandal faded from the headlines, lewinsky kept her head down according to a 2001 interview with new york magazine, lewinsky moved to new york city and started running a handbag company. Bill clinton defended his actions dating back to the late 1990s when he had an affair with monica lewinsky, in light of the me too movement. A graphic lists the legal consequences suffered by the former president stemming from the monica lewinsky scandal.
The fallout from the lewinsky scandal, alternately called monicagate, lewinskygate and zippergate by the us media, resulted in perjury charges against the president for civil contempt of court, clinton paid a $90,000 fine and received a five-year suspension from practicing law in arkansas. From a christmas shop to academia, key players in the clinton/lewinsky scandal took different paths in the years since the investigation that led to a president's impeachment.
Update | it's been 20 years since the drudge report broke the bill clinton-monica lewinsky affair, which would mar clinton's presidency and bring a house impeachment vote multiple figures were. In an interview with nbc's craig melvin broadcasted on monday's edition of the today show, former president bill clinton was asked about his affair with monica lewinsky in terms of the. White house staff share somber details of how hillary clinton coped with the monica lewinsky affair and while the nation wouldn't find out about president clinton's scandal until. Bill clinton on lewinsky scandal: i felt terrible former president bill clinton speaks out about monica lewinsky scandal in light of the #metoo movement fox news contributor mo elleithee and gop.