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.
December 31, 2003 |
A federal appeals court rejected a request by former White House intern Monica S. Lewinsky that the government pay her attorney in the criminal investigation of President Clinton, who initially denied having a sexual relationship with her. A three-judge panel said Lewinsky failed to show that the perjury and obstruction probe of Clinton would not have occurred except for the now-expired Ethics in Government Act. The court did not say how...
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.
January 30, 1999
This week President Clinton enters the final phase of his historic Senate impeachment trial, only the second chief executive in U.S. history to be one step away from the Constitution's ultimate political punishment. Often, in the 375 days since the world first learned of Clinton's affair with Monica S. Lewinsky, the path to impeachment has resembled a glacier inching down a mountain--slow but irresistable.
September 17, 1998 |
A leading Christian conservative said Wednesday that sensitive details should have been edited from independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr's report before its release on the Internet. "My hope would have been that we could have created a PG or PG-13 version . . . without the sordid details" of the relationship between President Clinton and former White House intern Monica S. Lewinsky, said Randy Tate, executive director of the Christian Coalition.
May 16, 1998 |
A federal appeals court rejected Monica S. Lewinsky's claim that she has an immunity deal with prosecutors, clearing the final hurdle for independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr to either obtain her testimony about an alleged sexual affair with President Clinton or seek her indictment. Lewinsky had contested a lower court's decision that she does not have a legally binding immunity agreement with Starr that shields her from prosecution in exchange for her testimony.