December 21, 2006 |
Former White House intern Monica S. Lewinsky, whose sexual relationship with President Clinton led to his impeachment, has graduated from the London School of Economics, her publicist said in New York. Lewinsky, who was 21 when she became involved with Clinton, is interviewing for jobs in Britain, publicist Barbara Hutson said. Lewinsky received her master of science degree in social psychology.
January 31, 1999
1994 January: President Clinton asks Atty. Gen. Janet Reno to appoint an independent counsel to investigate his Whitewater land deal; Reno names Robert B. Fiske Jr. February: A federal grand jury begins hearing evidence about whether depositor's funds in a savings & loan were diverted into Clinton's 1984 gubernatorial campaign and into Whitewater Development Corp., co-owned by the Clintons and James and Susan McDougal.
August 19, 1999 |
Attorneys for Linda R. Tripp, launching a broad-based challenge in Ellicott City, Md., to the wiretapping indictment against her, are questioning whether the state law can be used to prosecute Tripp for tape-recording a telephone conversation with White House intern Monica S. Lewinsky if Lewinsky was not in the state when the recording was made. Tripp was indicted by a Howard County grand jury July 30 on charges that she illegally taped a phone conversation with her former friend on Dec.
August 27, 1998 |
Bracing for independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr's report, some of President Clinton's political advisors want to send Congress a separate version to counter Starr with evidence from the president's defense team, officials say. Such a move would be designed to provide Clinton's Democratic allies on Capitol Hill with ammunition to argue against starting impeachment proceedings in the Monica S. Lewinsky case and to influence public perceptions.
March 19, 1998 |
President Clinton made what might have been regarded as a comment on Monica S. Lewinsky, the former intern who is the central figure in the current White House controversy, but a spokesman said it wasn't. Clinton was speaking at an AFL-CIO conference Wednesday when someone in the audience shouted, "To hell with Monica." Someone else in the crowd shouted, "Shut up." Clinton, at the microphone, said, "I couldn't have said it better myself."
April 29, 1998 |
Independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr paid a rare visit to the U.S. courthouse where grand jurors are investigating alleged White House sex and perjury. Starr spent about 15 minutes in the capital courthouse, much of it behind the barriers that keep the grand jury proceedings secret. Starr's office had no comment on the courthouse visit.
June 23, 1998 |
Kramerbooks & afterwords Inc., a Washington bookstore, will turn over information about Monica S. Lewinsky's book purchases to Lewinsky's lawyers, sidestepping a 1st Amendment fight, legal sources said. Under an agreement to be announced today, lawyers for Lewinsky, a former White House intern at the heart of sex and cover-up charges dogging President Clinton, will give this subpoenaed information to independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr, the sources said.
March 6, 1999 |
Today "Today": Melina Kanakaredes; musician Tom Chapin, 5 a.m. KNBC. 714438 "Evans, Novak, Hunt & Shields": Direction of GOP: conservative activist Gary Bauer, 2:30 p.m. CNN. 782070 "America and the Courts": Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy discusses judicial independence, 4 p.m. C-SPAN. 61490 "Capital Gang": New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, 4 p.m. CNN. 773322 "Larry King Weekend": Former President Reagan's 88th birthday discussion (repeated from Feb. 7), 6 p.m. CNN.
February 8, 1999 |
Federal prosecutors have told independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr they intend to investigate his office's initial contact last year with Monica S. Lewinsky, Newsweek magazine reported Sunday. An unidentified Justice Department source was quoted by the magazine as saying prosecutors had told Starr they want to determine if his staff offered Lewinsky an immunity agreement on condition that she not speak to her attorney.
February 17, 1999 |
President Clinton's legal troubles may not be over: In Little Rock, Ark., U.S. District Judge Susan Webber Wright said she is prepared to consider whether he should be found in contempt of court for his testimony about Monica S. Lewinsky in Paula Corbin Jones' sexual harassment lawsuit. Wright said she waited to address the issue because of the impeachment trial and because Jones' case was before an appeals court. It was settled out of court in December for $850,000.