Bill Clinton

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Report: Bill Clinton Pays Aides With Taxpayer Money

But so do the other ex-presidents

(Newser) - Bill Clinton used taxpayer money to pay the partial salaries of 10 of his aides, including one who helped set up Hillary Clinton's infamous private email server, according to a Politico investigation into thousands of pages of documents. The money comes from the General Services Administration through the 1958... More »

Clinton's Foundation to Alter Donation Policy if She's Elected

No money from foreigners or corporations

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton's family foundation will no longer accept foreign and corporate donations if she is elected president, and will bring an end to its annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting regardless of the outcome of the November election, the AP reports. Former President Bill Clinton made the announcement at an... More »

4 Takes on Bill's 'Love Letter'

Maybe there was a reference to 1998...

(Newser) - There was no shortage of history made on Day 2 of the Democratic National Convention: Hours after Hillary Clinton became the first female major-party nominee , Bill Clinton delivered the first convention speech from a would-be "first gentleman," offering a heartfelt account of his life with the woman he... More »

Bill Clinton's 5 Biggest Lines

He recounts courtship in deeply personal DNC speech

(Newser) - Tuesday night marked the 10th time Bill Clinton had addressed a Democratic National Convention—but it was the first time Bill, or anybody, had made a speech as the husband of the nominee . The Wells Fargo Center seemed completely absorbed as Bill recounted the early years of his life with... More »

Bill Clinton to Battle 'Bernie or Bust' on DNC's 2nd Night

Plus, mothers of Trayvon Martin and Eric Garner speak on gun violence

(Newser) - The name organizers hope will be on everyone's mind during the second night of the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday—besides Hillary Clinton's, of course—is that of her husband. Bill Clinton will headline the evening four years after giving what CBS News calls a better pitch for... More »

Dowd: Just Think of Hillary as Daisy Buchanan

This is not a compliment

(Newser) - FBI chief James Comey called Hillary Clinton " extremely careless" over her use of a private email server, and Maureen Dowd goes him one better in the New York Times . She likens Bill and Hillary Clinton to Tom and Daisy Buchanan of the Great Gatsby in that their "vast... More »

Official: AG to OK What Prosecutors Want in Hillary Email Case

This after a controversial meeting with Bill Clinton on a plane in Arizona

(Newser) - Attorney General Loretta Lynch intends to accept whatever recommendation career prosecutors and federal agents make in the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, a Justice Department official speaking on condition of anonymity said Friday, per the AP . The revelation comes amid a controversy surrounding an... More »

Dems Facepalm Over AG's Meeting With Bill Clinton

Loretta Lynch is heading federal probe into Hillary Clinton's email woes

(Newser) - As the FBI and Justice Department probe the Hillary Clinton email saga , two people who probably shouldn't have met did just that Monday. Bill Clinton was waiting to depart Phoenix's airport when Attorney General Loretta Lynch landed for a community event—and so Clinton ambled across the tarmac... More »

Hillary's Bro-in-Law Busted on DUI Charge in California

Roger Clinton's 2nd DUI arrest comes 2 days ahead of state's primary

(Newser) - In what TMZ calls "impeccable timing," Bill Clinton's baby brother, Roger, was arrested Sunday in California on DUI charges—just two days before Hillary Clinton goes up against Bernie Sanders in the state primary there. Roger Clinton, 59, was busted around 8pm in Redondo Beach and is... More »

Defiant Sanders Picks Fight With Clinton Foundation

He slams it for taking millions from dictatorships

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton's win in Puerto Rico's primary on Sunday did nothing to discourage Bernie Sanders, who opened a new line of attack ahead of Tuesday's California primary. Sanders, speaking on CNN's State of the Union, targeted the Clinton Foundation—and its willingness to accept cash from... More »

Trump's Revival of Clinton Murder Theory Is 'Cruel'

Vince Foster's sister speaks out

(Newser) - Donald Trump has revisited a conspiracy theory that the Clintons orchestrated a murder, and Sheila Foster Anthony "cannot let such craven behavior pass without a response." The Washington Post reports that in an interview last week, Trump was asked about the death of Deputy White House Counsel Vince... More »

Trump Takes on Bill Clinton With 'Creepy' Instagram Ad

And No. 42 gets praise from an unlikely source: Kenneth Starr

(Newser) - Donald Trump is trying to "smother" Hillary Clinton's bid for president, per the Washington Post , and he's using her husband to help him do it. Trump had warned Hillary last year not to accuse him of having a "penchant for sexism" because Bill Clinton has his... More »

Bill Clinton Doesn't Want Hillary to Be President

Why else would he be sabotaging her campaign, columnist wonders

(Newser) - "She can't divorce him," Slate's Michelle Goldberg notes about Hillary and Bill Clinton. "But she can fire him." And Goldberg says that's exactly what it's time for Hillary to do. She argues that Bill's behavior while campaigning for his wife in... More »

Bill Clinton Defends Own Crime Bill to Black Protesters

Protesters interrupt his Philadelphia rally

(Newser) - Bill Clinton ended up having to defend his own record as president while stumping for Hillary in Philadelphia on Thursday. CNN reports that during a 15-minute exchange with Black Lives Matter protesters, Clinton defended his 1994 crime bill, which led to longer sentences for nonviolent offenders. "Because of that... More »

106K Sign Petition Calling for Bill Clinton's Arrest

They think he violated election laws on Super Tuesday

(Newser) - More than 106,000 people have signed a Change.org petition calling for "the immediate arrest of President Bill Clinton" for allegedly violating Massachusetts election laws. On Super Tuesday, Clinton was seen glad-handing voters and volunteers —and even kissing an elderly woman—at polling places. The problem? Campaigning... More »

Whoops: Bill Clinton May Have Broken Election Rules

He entered polling sites despite rule against soliciting votes

(Newser) - Hours before his wife was named the Massachusetts primary winner on Super Tuesday, apparent political novice Bill Clinton strolled into a polling station in Boston. Standing with Mayor Marty Walsh at the Holy Name Parish School, Clinton greeted poll staff and voters and even kissed an elderly woman on the... More »

Bill Clinton: 'We Are All Mixed-Race People'

He says Obama did a better job than he gets credit for

(Newser) - "We're all mixed race," Bill Clinton told Hillary supporters in Memphis a few days ago in remarks that are getting some belated attention from the media. The human genome has revealed that "unless your ancestors, every one of you, are 100%, 100% percent from sub-Saharan Africa,... More »

Bill Clinton Accuser to Campaign Against Hillary

Kathleen Willey joins 'RAPE PAC'

(Newser) - A woman who says Bill Clinton sexually assaulted her is now campaigning against Hillary Clinton. Kathleen Willey, who says Clinton groped her in an Oval Office hallway when she was a White House volunteer in 1993, will be a paid national spokesperson for an anti-Clinton PAC that will become active... More »

Bill Clinton: Sanders Is 'Hermetically Sealed' Off From Reality

Ex-president Clinton goes on offensive against Vermont senator at NH event

(Newser) - Attacking Bernie Sanders is becoming a Clinton family affair. Just weeks after Chelsea railed against Sanders' health care plan , Bill Clinton—whom the Washington Post called a "doomsday device" for his wife's campaign—took to a New Hampshire stage Sunday to address what he calls dishonest and "... More »

Trump: Yes, My Affair Is Also Fair Game

Question comes up as he takes digs at Bill Clinton

(Newser) - Donald Trump says Bill Clinton's marital infidelity is "fair game" on the campaign trail, and, apparently, so is his own. Asked on Tuesday whether it would be fair for Trump's rivals to scrutinize his past "indiscretions"—he famously had an affair with model/actress Marla Maples... More »

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