May 5, 1999 |
Reviving allegations of sexual misconduct against President Clinton, former White House volunteer Kathleen Willey testified publicly for the first time Tuesday about a 1993 episode in the Oval Office during which she says Clinton tried to force himself on her. "He tried to kiss me, and he was very forceful. His hands were all over me," a somber Willey testified. She added that even after she resisted, the president remarked "that he wanted to do that for a long time."
March 22, 1998 |
One week ago, Kathleen E. Willey's powerful, nationally televised account of President Clinton's unwelcome sexual advance shook the White House like an earthquake.
May 6, 1999 |
Kathleen Willey, the star witness against a former friend accused of covering up a notorious 1993 encounter in the Oval Office, came under sharp attack Wednesday from defense attorneys who accused her of lying about the episode and forgetting key details. During nearly 2 1/2 hours of bruising cross-examination, Willey acknowledged repeated lapses of memory and contradictions in her accounts of how she was allegedly groped by President Clinton.
June 12, 1998 |
A friend of Kathleen E. Willey, the former White House volunteer who said President Clinton groped her, was called Thursday before the grand jury investigating presidential sex and perjury allegations. Julie Hiatt Steele was expected to be asked about a sworn statement she made in March in which she said Willey asked her to lie about the encounter with Clinton.
March 17, 1998 |
First came reality: A former White House volunteer appeared on CBS' "60 Minutes" on Sunday night to accuse President Clinton of fondling her. Then, a split second after the segment ended, came fantasy: a trailer for "Primary Colors," Universal Pictures' thinly veiled satire about Clinton, sex and politics, which opens Friday. Was the juxtaposition an orchestrated publicity stunt? Or merely a happy coincidence? The latter, executives at Universal said Monday. "We bought the spot in January. . . .
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March 17, 1998 |
I believe Kathleen Willey. She's no lounge singer, trying to become famous. She's no disgruntled state employee, trying to get even. She's no teenage groupie, trying to score, big time. Kathleen Willey is a mature woman. A woman wearing pearls. A mother. A widow. A Democrat who was devoted to Bill Clinton and his politics. A woman with no agenda, other than, it seems, finally telling the truth. Yes, there are holes in Willey's story, enough holes to cause serious doubts.