President Clinton and the Lewinsky Scandal

Bill Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States on 20 January 1993 after defeating George H. W. Bush in the election. Clinton presided over the longest period of peacetime economic expansion in American history, reported a budget surplus during his last three years of presidency, and left office with the highest end-of-term approval rating of any US president since WWII.

However, despite his achievements in office and the significant advances his country, and the world, experienced during the 90s, President Clinton is arguably most remembered for his affair with Whitehouse intern, Monica Lewinsky. Clinton was impeached for lying about the affair but later acquitted.

Lee is a freelance writer with a keen interest in history and science.