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    January 26, 1998
    Clinton “did not have sexual relations” with Lewinsky
    Under fire from accusations he had an affair with a White House intern, President Bill Clinton issues a strong denial during a televised press conference. Just seven months later he will admit involvement.

    Bill Clinton – 42nd President of the United States
    William Jefferson Clinton is an American politician who served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Prior to his presidency, he served as governor of Arkansas and as attorney general of Arkansas. A member of the Democratic Party, Clinton was known as a New Democrat, and many of his policies reflected a centrist “Third Way” political philosophy. He is the husband of former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton. In 1998, Clinton was impeached by the House of Representatives and is one of only three U.S. presidents to have been impeached. The impeachment was based on accusations that Clinton committed perjury and obstruction of justice for the purpose of concealing his affair with Monica Lewinsky, a 22-year-old White House intern. He was acquitted by the Senate and completed his term in office.

    Born: Aug 19, 1946 (age 73) · Hope, AR
    Spouse: Hillary Clinton (m. 1975)
    Children: Chelsea Clinton (Daughter)
    Vice President: Al Gore
    Successor: George W. Bush (President)
    Education: Yale Law School (1970 – 1973) · Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service · University College, Oxford · Yale University · University of Oxford · Georgetown University (1964 – 1968) · Hot Springs High School · St. John’s Catholic Elementary School · Ramble Elementary