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The Clinton–Lewinsky scandal was an American political sex scandal that involved thenyear-old President Bill Clinton and thenyear-old White House intern Monica Lewinsky. The sexual relationship took place between and and came to . I'm going to say this again: I did not have sexual relations with that woman.with
Mindboggling how, after all those years, he could basically use the same text that Clinton tried — in vain — to deny admission by pretending that sex can only be intercourse. Is he trying to hide the truth in plain sight? Let me go over this minute FOX interview, phrase by phrase. His wife opens with a shockingly naive statement. Is this a slip of the tongue, Freudian, revealing something?
Michael Isikoff was the first reporter to uncover one of the biggest scoops of the s: that the Independent Counsel was investigating President Bill Clinton over his affair with year-old White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Through meticulous reporting with well-placed sources inside the White House and hours of conversations with Lewinsky confidante Linda Tripp, Isikoff had the story of a lifetime. The Drudge Report unleashed the story of sexual infidelity in the White House, which set a new standard for scoops on the web and launched the right-wing news blog to the prominence it still enjoys today. But the inside story of the investigation , with all the repercussions for the administration and the eventual impeachment of President Clinton, belonged to Isikoff. Twenty years on, most Americans remember the resulting trial in the Senate—and its seemingly non-stop parade of salacious details about the affair—as the pinnacle of the hard-fought partisan battles and broader culture wars that helped define the decade. You were the first reporter to uncover that President Bill Clinton was conducting an affair with the White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
Speaker: Bill Clinton. But I want to say one thing to the American people. I want you to listen to me. I'm going to say this again: I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky. I never told anybody to lie. Not a single time. These allegations are false.
Twenty years ago the US House of Representatives voted to impeach president Bill Clinton for giving false testimony about having a sexual relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. The political scandal of saw the 42nd US president give false statements under oath, with a notorious one-liner leaving a mark. Mr Clinton was later charged with two articles of impeachment. One of perjury for lying under oath to federal judges and the other for obstruction of justice. Impeachment proceedings then began in early , concluding with Mr Clinton being acquitted of both charges. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here.
"I did not have sexual relations with that woman..."
This Day In History: Bill Clinton says "I did...
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The sexual relationship took place between and and came to light in Clinton ended a televised speech in late January with the statement that he "did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky". Further investigation led to charges of perjury and to the impeachment of President Clinton in by the U. House of Representatives. He was subsequently acquitted on all impeachment charges of perjury and obstruction of justice in a day Senate trial.