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Bill Clinton Hospitalized, Unrelated to COVID
Bill Clinton Released
From California Hospital
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Bill Clinton Released From California Hospital

Former president had been treated for an infection since Tuesday

(Newser) - Update: Former President Bill Clinton left a California hospital Sunday morning after treatment for an infection. Former first lady Hillary Clinton accompanied her husband, who had been admitted Tuesday, when he was released from the University of California Irvine Medical Center, the AP reports. Moving slowly, the former president shook...

Monica Lewinsky Doesn't Need an Apology Anymore

Bill Clinton should want to apologize, though, she says

(Newser) - Monica Lewinsky is fine now. The former White House intern started to bounce back publicly and regain control of her narrative by writing about her struggles after her affair with former President Bill Clinton and the subsequent impeachment scandal for Vanity Fair . "I think there was a long period...

Bill Clinton Joins Defense of Harris' Chief of Staff

Biden, Mitch McConnell aides express support for Tina Flournoy

(Newser) - White House staff members, past associates, and even former President Bill Clinton have come to the defense of Vice President Kamala Harris and her chief of staff after reports that the two run a dysfunctional office . "It's a whisper campaign designed to sabotage" Harris, said Cedric Richmond, a...

Carter, Bush, Clinton, Obama Have a Message for You

All living presidents except Trump urge Americans to get vaccinated in new ads

(Newser) - Former President Trump is noticeably absent from a new ad campaign in which the four other living presidents urge Americans to get a coronavirus vaccine when able. Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama and each of their wives are shown receiving a dose in a new 60-second...

Racist's Bullet Didn't Scare This Civil Rights Icon

Vernon Jordan, former adviser to Bill Clinton, dies at 85

(Newser) - Vernon Jordan, who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing himself as a Washington insider and corporate influencer, has died at 85. In a Tuesday statement to CBS News, Jordan's daughter, Vickee Jordan Adams, said he died Monday night...

Colbert to 3 Ex-Presidents: Come 'Drop Trou' on My Show

Late-night host extends offer for Obama, Clinton, Bush to receive COVID vaccine on the air

(Newser) - Three former US presidents have offered to ease concern and get publicly inoculated to prove the safety of vetted COVID-19 vaccines. Now, at least one-late night host is taking them up on that offer. "President Bush, President Clinton, President Obama, put your antibodies where your mouth is," Stephen...

Three Ex-Presidents Volunteer to Be Vaccinated on Camera

Bush, Obama, Clinton want to help prove it is safe

(Newser) - Three of the four living former presidents have volunteered to get vaccinated publicly to prove it is safe, and CNN says it is waiting to hear back from the fourth, 96-year-old Jimmy Carter. Freddy Ford, George W. Bush's chief of staff, says the Republican reached out to Dr. Anthony...

Bill Clinton 'Eviscerates' Trump
Bill Clinton 'Eviscerates' Trump
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Bill Clinton 'Eviscerates' Trump

Plus, Biden officially becomes the Democratic nominee for president on 2nd night of DNC

(Newser) - NBC News uses the word "eviscerates" to describe Bill Clinton's treatment of President Trump during the former president's speech at night No. 2 of the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday. "If you want a president who defines the job as spending hours a day watching...

Obama: John Lewis Is a Modern 'Founding Father'
Obama Gives Eulogy
for John Lewis

Obama Gives Eulogy for John Lewis

He will be a 'founding father' of a 'better America,' says former president

(Newser) - The nation's first Black president gave the eulogy Thursday for one of the civil rights fighters who made his path to the White House possible. In his address, Barack Obama said the late Rep. John Lewis of Georgia would be a "founding father" of a better America. Highlights:...

Monica Lewinsky's Twitter Joke Goes Viral

Intern joke divides the audience

(Newser) - Monica Lewinsky's joke is winning the internet, at least according to some. As the Guardian explains, "I have a joke" was trending on Twitter on Friday, and writer Nell Scovell's take was, "I have a Charles Manson joke and it kills." Lewinsky replied to that...

Trump Exiles Clinton, Bush Portraits at White House

Recent predecessors are moved out of sight, bumped by presidents from 100 years ago

(Newser) - President Trump can't remove former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush from history, but he can make them less visible. Their official portraits have been taken out of the Grand Foyer at the White House and exiled to the Old Family Dining Room, a little-used room just off...

Remembering John Lewis: 'We Have Lost a Giant'

Tributes pour in from Obama, MLK Jr.'s family, and more

(Newser) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has ordered flags at the US Capitol to be flown at half-staff in honor of Rep. John Lewis, who died Friday at the age of 80 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Tributes and statements are now pouring in for the civil rights legend and longtime...

Ghislaine Maxwell's Arrest Was Far From Genteel

The disgraced British socialite was arrested by more than 20 armed law officers

(Newser) - Turns out Ghislaine Maxwell's arrest was no small affair. The alleged madam—who's accused of delivering underaged girls to infamous pedophile Jeffrey Epstein—was collared by more than 20 armed police and agents who stormed her private New Hampshire retreat, the Guardian reports. Seems they kicked down the...

Drop Partisan Politics During 'Shared Threat,' Bush Asks

Former president releases video pleading for unity to defeat pandemic

(Newser) - Former President George W. Bush saw the nation pull together in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Now, he's asking that Americans leave partisan politics behind and renew that spirit, which he said is still "alive and well in America." Bush made his plea in a...

Lewinsky Affair Eased His Anxiety, Clinton Says

'Nobody thinks they’re taking a risk,' former president says in documentary, 'Hillary'

(Newser) - Being president is stressful, Bill Clinton says, and his affair with Monica Lewinsky was one way he had of "managing my anxieties." The pressure of the job left him feeling like a boxer who'd just gone 30 rounds, the Daily Mail reports, and he said the affair...

Ronan Farrow: Let's Revisit Bill Clinton Rape Claim

Remember Juanita Broaddrick?

(Newser) - Ronan Farrow brought up an old rape accusation Friday on Real Time with Bill Maher—one against a former president. It came up after Maher asked how Bill Clinton would have weathered the Monica Lewinsky scandal in today's #MeToo culture, Fox News reports. "Could Bill Clinton, if he...

Presidents and Family Mourn a 'Fierce Champion'

Obama, Clintons honor the life of Elijah Cummings

(Newser) - Rep. Elijah Cummings was eulogized as a leader with the fiery moral conviction of an Old Testament prophet Friday at a funeral that brought former presidents and ordinary people alike to the Baltimore church where the congressman worshipped for four decades. "Our Elijah was a fierce champion of truth,...

Hillary Clinton's Answer to GMA Question Stuns Chelsea

Staying in marriage to Bill is 'gutsiest' thing she's ever done, ex-secretary of state reveals

(Newser) - Hillary and Chelsea Clinton appeared on Good Morning America Tuesday to promote their new book, The Book of Gutsy Women , and host Amy Robach wrapped up the interview with a question playing on the book's title, per Politico and CNN . "Can I ask you, what's the gutsiest...

Trump Gives Oxygen to Clinton-Epstein Conspiracy

President retweets a theory that Epstein was killed because he knew something about Bill Clinton

(Newser) - The internet is humming with conspiracy theories about the death of Jeffrey Epstein on Saturday, and the president of the United States appears to be giving credence to one of them that pinpoints one of his predecessors: Former President Clinton. As the Washington Post reports, President Trump retweeted a tweet...

Lewinsky on New Gig: 'I'm So Grateful'

She'll co-produce 'Impeachment: American Crime Story' for FX

(Newser) - Monica Lewinsky has a new gig—as co-producer on American Crime Story. The FX show's third season will cover former President Bill Clinton's impeachment, and in particular, "the overlooked dimensions of the women who found themselves caught up in the scandal and political war that cast a...

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