Tag Archives: Bill Clinton

Bush And Clinton Lay Flowers At IL Ukrainian Church

The Hill reports: Former Presidents George W. Bush and Clinton visited a Ukrainian church in Chicago on Friday, laying down flowers in a show of solidarity with the nation. A video shared by the George W. Bush Presidential Center shows the 42nd and 43rd presidents each carrying yellow sunflowers in their hands, wrapped in blue and yellow cloth to represent …

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Bill Clinton Released From Hospital After Five Days

The Associated Press reports: Bill Clinton was released Sunday from the Southern California hospital where he had been treated for an infection. The former president was released around 8 a.m. from the University of California Irvine Medical Center. Clinton, 75, was admitted Tuesday to the hospital southeast of Los Angeles with an infection unrelated to COVID-19, officials said. Clinton spokesman …

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“Improving” Bill Clinton Spends Fourth Night In ICU

The Los Angeles Times reports: Former President Clinton, recovering at an Orange County hospital from an infection, will remain another night in the intensive care unit to continue intravenous antibiotic treatment, a spokesman said on Friday. “All health indicators are trending in the right direction, including his white blood count which has decreased significantly,” spokesman Angel Ureña said. “President Clinton …

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Bill Clinton Hospitalized For “Non-COVID Infection”

The Associated Press reports: Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to a Southern California hospital with an infection but is “on the mend,” his spokesman said. Clinton, 75, was admitted to the University of California Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday evening for a non-COVID-19-related infection, Angel Ureña said Thursday in a statement. “He is on the mend, in good spirits …

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First Gay US Ambassador James Hormel Dies At 88

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: James Hormel, a San Franciscan who became the nation’s first gay ambassador and later a prolific philanthropist, died Friday. Hormel, who was 88, was appointed as the U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg in 1997 by then-President Bill Clinton. He was the first openly gay person to be nominated to an ambassadorship, and faced down a nationwide …

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Former Presidents Unite In Vaccine Campaign [VIDEO]

Axios reports: All living former presidents except Donald Trump have banded together for two national ad campaigns released Thursday that are designed to drive trust in COVID-19 vaccines. Driving the news: One video from the “It’s Up To You” campaign features images of former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, along with former first ladies …

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White House Rehangs Portraits Removed By Trump

CNN reports: The White House has rehung the official presidential portraits of former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton after they were removed last July during the Trump administration, an official tells CNN. They are back on display in the Grand Foyer of the executive mansion, the official said. The portraits were removed last July and were replaced by …

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Trump Stock Market Underperformed Obama, Clinton

The Hill reports: President Trump is closing out his time in office with a significant increase in the stock market, but has fallen short of stock gains seen under predecessors Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. From Trump’s inauguration day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose from 19,827 to 30,930 on Tuesday, a 56 percent increase. That increase is below the …

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Bush And Clinton Join Obama On Getting Vax Publicly

The Hill reports: Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are offering to publicly take the COVID-19 vaccine to prove its safety and encourage Americans to be inoculated. “President Clinton will definitely take a vaccine as soon as available to him, based on the priorities determined by public health officials. And he will do it in a …

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Bill Clinton Hits Trump’s Laziness In DNC Speech: He Spends Hours Every Day Watching TV And Tweeting

Politico reports: Former President Bill Clinton used his relatively brief address to rail against Trump, characterizing his White House as chaotic and incapable of accepting responsibility. “At a time like this, the Oval Office should be a command center. Instead, it’s a storm center,” Clinton said. “There’s only chaos. Just one thing never changes — his determination to deny responsibility …

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Clinton Whistleblower Linda Tripp Dead At Age 70

Heavy.com reports: Linda Tripp, whose tapes of her conversations with her former friend Monica Lewinsky helped set the stage for President Bill Clinton’s impeachment, is dead after a battle with pancreatic cancer, Daily Mail is reporting. The official cause of death has not yet been released. However, Daily Mail is now reporting that Linda Tripp died on April 8, 2020 …

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Billy Eichner Cast As Drudge In Impeachment Series

Deadline reports: Three-time Emmy nominee and American Horror Story alum Billy Eichner is joining FX’s Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky sex scandal limited series American Crime Story: Impeachment in the role of famed journalist and Drudge Report founder Matt Drudge. It was the Drudge Report that first broke news of the White House affair on Jan. 17, 1998, then reporting that Newsweek …

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Live Video: Former Presidents Eulogize Elijah Cummings

The Associated Press reports: The late Elijah Cummings, a veteran Democratic lawmaker and civil rights activist who was a leading force in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, will be eulogized on Friday by former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton in his hometown of Baltimore. On Thursday, Cummings became the first African American lawmaker to lie in state …

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Bill Clinton Disavows Knowledge Of Epstein’s Crimes

USA Today reports: A spokesman for former President Bill Clinton said Monday that Clinton “knows nothing” about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged crimes after the billionaire financier pleaded not guilty to sex-trafficking charges in Manhattan federal court. “President Clinton knows nothing about the terrible crimes Jeffrey Epstein pleaded guilty to in Florida some years ago, or those with which he has been …

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Trump Is Giving White House Visitors Smirking Tours Of The Room Where Bill Clinton And Lewsinsky Had Sex

The Washington Post reports: When President Trump brings senators, New York friends or other guests to the Oval Office, he occasionally opens a door near his desk summoning them to follow. Flashing a grin, he wants his friends to see where Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky reportedly began their sexual encounters. “We’ve remodeled it since then,” he said on a …

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Spokespersons For Former Presidents Respond: Trump Is Lying About Discussing The Border Wall With Them

Politico reports: President Donald Trump claimed without evidence on Friday that past presidents have privately confided to him that they regret not building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. But at least three of the four living U.S. presidents — Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama — did no such thing. Asked if Clinton told Trump that he …

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Clinton Remembers Friendship With George H.W. Bush

Via press release from the Clinton Foundation: Hillary and I mourn the passing of President George H.W. Bush, and give thanks for his great long life of service, love, and friendship. I will be forever grateful for the friendship we formed. From the moment I met him as a young governor invited to his home in Kennebunkport, I was struck …

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Chelsea Clinton: I Might Run For Office In The Future

The Journal News reports: Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former president Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, said she wouldn’t rule out a run for office herself, and said her mother has not spoken with her about a potential presidential run in 2020. “I think if someone were to step down or retire and I thought I …

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BREAKING: Bomb Mailed To Clintons’ New York Home

The New York Times reports: An explosive device was found on Wednesday morning by a technician who screens mail for Bill and Hillary Clinton, who live in a suburb of New York City, a law enforcement official said. The official said the device was similar to one found at the home of billionaire philanthropist George Soros on Monday. Mr. Soros’s …

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1998 Memo Shows Kavanaugh “Strongly Opposed” To Going Easy On Clinton, Proposed Graphic Questions

The Washington Post reports: Brett Kavanaugh wrote in a strikingly explicit 1998 memo that he was “strongly opposed” to giving then-President Bill Clinton any “break” in the independent counsel’s questioning about his sexual relationship with intern Monica Lewinsky, according to a document released Monday. In the memo, Kavanaugh, who worked as an associate counsel for independent counsel Ken Starr and …

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