The New York Times profiles Robby Mook, who was just 12 when Bill Clinton was elected president but will now be managing Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. “Over more than two decades in national politics, the Clintons have amassed an army [...]
Hillary Clinton said that “personal emails between her and her husband, former President Clinton, exist on a private account. But the former commander-in-chief’s spokesman has said Clinton has only sent two email messages in his lifetime, and both were when [...] The post How Did Hillary Send Bill Email If He Doesn’t Use It? appeared first on Political Wire.
Bill Clinton declined to weigh in on news that his wife exclusively used a private email account during her four-year tenure as secretary of State, The Hill reports. When asked his wife has been treated fairly over the emails, Clinton [...] The post Bill Clinton Declines to Weigh In on Email Flap appeared first on Political Wire.
Bill Clinton defended his foundation’s acceptance of donations from foreign governments, “pointing to the track record of his global philanthropy as Hillary Clinton nears an announcement on a 2016 presidential campaign,” the AP reports. Said Clinton: “My theory about all [...] The post Clinton Defends Foreign Donations appeared first on Political Wire.
“Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern at the center of President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial, will continue her reentry into public life with a TED talk in late March,” CNN reports. Lewinsky’s remarks will focus on making “a safer [...] The post Monica Lewinsky Will Give TED Talk appeared first on Political Wire.
Pennsylvania artist Nelson Shanks told the Philadelphia Daily News that he included a reference to Monica Lewinsky in his portrait of Bill Clinton. Said Shanks: “If you look at the left-hand side of it there’s a mantle in the Oval [...] The post Clinton Portrait Contains Lewinsky Reference appeared first on Political Wire.
“In hundreds of documents released to Politico under the Freedom of Information Act, not a single case appears where the State Department explicitly rejected a Bill Clinton speech. Instead, the records show State Department lawyers acted on sparse information about [...] The post Clinton Speeches Sailed Through Ethics Approval appeared first on Political Wire.
“Since its creation in 2001, the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation has raised close to $2 billion from a vast global network that includes corporate titans, political donors, foreign governments and other wealthy interests,” according to a Washington Post [...] The post Clinton Foundation Has Raised $2 Billion appeared first on Political Wire.
New York Times: “Wiry, ascetic, profane and relentless, John Podesta has become the Democratic Party’s marathon man in more ways than one. He helped save Bill Clinton’s presidency from the fires of scandal and impeachment. He spent the last year [...] The post The Most Powerful Unelected Democrat appeared first on Political Wire.
Bill Clinton is “already deeply engaged” in Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, “warning that Jeb Bush is a real threat, while New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is probably just a sideshow,” Politico reports. “The former president got a ‘heads-up’ from the [...] The post Bush’s Father Tipped Off Clinton appeared first on Political Wire.
“Martin Scorsese has tackled the mob, the Dalai Lama and the real-life Wolf of Wall Street. But he appears to have met his match in Bill Clinton,” the New York Times reports. “Mr. Scorsese’s partly finished documentary about Mr. Clinton [...] The post Clinton Documentary Stalls Over Control appeared first on Political Wire.
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus told BuzzFeed that Bill Clinton’s personal life would be “fair game” if Hillary Clinton runs for president. Said Priebus: “Bill Clinton’s activities are fair game for Hillary Clinton to answer, absolutely. And if there are things [...]
"Bill and Hillary Clinton will not support Anthony Weiner in his dream of becoming mayor even though they love his wife, Huma Abedin," the New York Post reports. reports. Said one source: "The Clintons wish Weiner would just disappear. Every time he pops up, it's a reminder of Bill's scandal with Monica Lewinsky, and it isn't helpful to Hillary's hopes for 2016."
Bill Clinton insisted that his wife, Hillary Clinton, "hasn't mentioned" to him whether she'll run for president because she's enjoying being a private citizen, ABC News reports. Said Clinton: "I don't know what's going to happen, but...Show More Summary
"She's taking a role in the foundation, she's writing books, she's having a little fun being a private citizen for the first time in 20 years." -- Former president Bill Clinton, quoted by the Washington Post, asking for everyone to give her a break over 2016 presidential speculation.
The Week compiles the nice things President Obama and Bill Clinton said about George W. Bush today at the dedication of his presidential library.The Daily Beast has a photo gallery of the festivities.
During his speech at the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library, Salon notes Bill Clinton joked about Bush's dog and landscape paintings - as well as those nude paintings of Bush himself in the shower. Said Clinton: "I probably shouldn't say this, but I'm going to anyway. Show More Summary
Former President Bill Clinton, stumping for Wendy Greuel in Los Angeles, said the 20.8% voter turnout in the March mayoral primary was "ridiculous," the Los Angeles Times reports. Said Clitnon: "We can't tolerate... the kind of low turnout you all have in these mayors' races. Show More Summary
Terry McAuliffe (D) raised roughly $5.1 million for his Virginia gubernatorial bid in the first three months of the year, including a $100,000 check from a longtime friend -- President Bill Clinton, the Washington Post reports.
Stephen Colbert convinced former President Bill Clinton to send his first tweet. Just spent amazing time with Colbert!Is he sane? He is cool! #cgiu -- Billy Jeff Clinton (@PrezBillyJeff) April 6, 2013