Bill Clinton

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Bill Clinton

American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 add

Category: Politics

Born in 1946.

Countries: United States (74%), (6%), United Kingdom (3%)

Main connections: White House, George H. W. Bush, Barack Obama

Linked to: White House, Georgetown University, University College, Oxford, Congressional Budget Office

 

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Bill Clinton was born in 1946 add something

 

"'William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton"' is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 add something


1950

In 1950, Bill's mother returned from nursing school and married Roger Clinton, Sr., who owned an automobile dealership in Hot Springs, Arkansas with his brother add something

 

William Jefferson Clinton - Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe, III, at Julia Chester Hospital in Hope, Arkansas.


1961

Glenn T. Seaborg - Seaborg advised ten presidents from Harry S. Truman to Bill Clinton on nuclear policy and was the chairman of the United States Atomic Energy Commission from 1961 to 1971 where he pushed for commercial nuclear energy and peaceful applications of nuclear science


1963

Clinton has named two influential moments in his life that contributed to his decision to become a public figure, both occurring in 1963 add something

 

The other was listening to Martin Luther King's 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech, which impressed him enough that he later memorized it add something


1964

During Clinton's term, Arkansas performed its first executions since 1964 add something


1967

He spent the summer of 1967, the summer before his senior year, interning for Arkansas Senator J. William Fulbright add something

 

Walter Mondale - In 1967, Mondale served on the Aeronautical and Space Sciences Committee, chaired by Clinton P. Anderson, when astronauts Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Edward H. White, and Roger Chaffee were killed in a fire on January 27 while testing the Apollo 204 spacecraft


1968

With the aid of scholarships, Clinton attended the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., receiving a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service degree in 1968 add something


1969

Under Clinton, the United States had a projected federal budget surplus for the first time since 1969 add something

 

While at Oxford he participated in Vietnam War protests and organized an October 1969 Moratorium event add something


1971

In a Yale library in 1971 he met fellow law student Hillary Rodham, who was a year ahead of him add something

 

Hillary Rodham Clinton - In the late spring of 1971, she began dating Bill Clinton, a law student at Yale.


1972

After only about a month, Clinton postponed his plans to be a coordinator for the McGovern campaign for the 1972 United States presidential election in order to move in with her in California add something

 

Clinton did eventually move to Texas with Rodham to take a job leading McGovern's effort there in 1972 add something


1973

After Oxford, Clinton attended Yale Law School and earned a Juris Doctor degree in 1973 add something


1974

A year later, he ran for the House of Representatives in 1974 add something

 

Hillary Rodham Clinton - Bill Clinton had lost the congressional race in 1974, but in November 1976 was elected Arkansas Attorney General, and so the couple moved to the state capital of Little Rock.


1975

They later married on October 11, 1975, and their only child, Chelsea, was born on February 27, 1980 add something

 

Hillary Rodham Clinton - Hillary Rodham and Bill Clinton bought a house in Fayetteville, Arkansas in the summer of 1975, and Hillary finally agreed to marry.


1977

Hillary Rodham Clinton - Hillary Rodham and Bill Clinton lived in this 980 square feet house in the Hillcrest neighborhood of Little Rock from 1977 to 1979 while he was Arkansas Attorney General.


1978

Clinton was elected Governor of Arkansas in 1978, having defeated the Republican candidate Lynn Lowe, a farmer from Texarkana, Arkansas add something


1980

However, his term included an unpopular motor vehicle tax and citizens' anger over the escape of Cuban refugees detained in Fort Chaffee in 1980 add something

 

In the early 1980s, Clinton made reform of the Arkansas education system a top priority add something

 

The Clintons' personal and business affairs during the 1980s included transactions that became the basis of the Whitewater investigation that dogged his later presidential administration add something

 

John Denver - Denver had battled to expand the refuge in the 1980s, and he praised President Bill Clinton for his opposition to the proposed drilling


1982

In 1982, he was again elected governor and kept this job for ten years add something

 

Hillary Rodham Clinton - Bill Clinton returned to the governor's office two years later by winning the election of 1982.

 

Pat Buchanan - His several stints on "Crossfire" occurred between 1982 and 1999; his sparring partners included Braden, Michael Kinsley, Geraldine Ferraro, and Bill Press


1985

He gave the Democratic response to President Reagan's 1985 State of the Union Address and served as Chair of the National Governors Association from 1986 to 1987, bringing him to an audience beyond Arkansas add something

 

Ray Charles - In 1985, he performed for Ronald Reagan's second inauguration, and in 1993 for Bill Clinton's first.


1987

In 1987, there was media speculation Clinton would enter the race after then-New York Governor Mario Cuomo declined to run and Democratic front-runner Gary Hart withdrew owing to revelations of marital infidelity add something


1988

Altogether, Clinton has spoken at the last six Democratic National Conventions, dating to 1988 add something

 

Later, as president, Clinton was the first President to pardon a death-row inmate since the federal death penalty was reintroduced in 1988 add something


1990

After initial successes such as the Oslo accords of the early 1990s, Clinton attempted to address the Arab-Israeli conflict add something

 

Presenting himself as a moderate and a member of the New Democrat wing of the Democratic Party, he headed the moderate Democratic Leadership Council in 1990 and 1991 add something

 

Chevy Chase - He raised money and campaigned for Bill Clinton in the 1990s and John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential Election

 

Donald Rumsfeld - He sat on European Engineering giant Asea Brown Boveri's board from 1990 to 2001, a company which sold two light-water nuclear reactors to the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization for installation in North Korea, as part of the 1994 agreed framework reached under President Bill Clinton

 

Hillary Rodham Clinton - When Bill Clinton thought about not running again for governor in 1990, Hillary considered running, but private polls were unfavorable and, in the end, he ran and was reelected for the final time.


1992

Clinton was elected president in 1992, defeating incumbent president George H. W. Bush add something

 

In 1992 nude model and actress Gennifer Flowers stated that she had a relationship with Clinton that began in 1980 add something

 

Rush Limbaugh - A month after Bill Clinton's defeat of George H. W. Bush in 1992, Ronald Reagan sent Limbaugh a letter in which he thanked him "for all you're doing to promote Republican and conservative principles

 

Stevie Nicks - During the 1992 US presidential campaign, Bill Clinton used the Fleetwood Mac hit "Don't Stop" as his campaign theme song, and Nicks joined her band mates to perform the song at Clinton's 1993 Inaugural Gala

 

Dan Quayle - During the 1992 election, Bush and Quayle were challenged in their bid for reelection by the Democratic ticket of Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton and Tennessee Senator Al Gore, as well as the independent ticket of Texas businessman Ross Perot and retired Admiral James Stockdale

 

Jeb Bush - In 1992 Bush's father was defeated for re-election by then-Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton

 

Madeleine Albright - In 1992, Bill Clinton returned the White House to the Democratic Party, and Albright was employed to handle the transition to a new administration at the National Security Council

 

Rush Limbaugh - In 1992, Democrat Bill Clinton was elected president of the United States

 

George H. W. Bush - In the wake of economic concerns, he lost the 1992 presidential election to Democrat Bill Clinton

 

Hunter S. Thompson - "Fear and Loathing in Elko", published in 1992, was a well-received fictional rallying cry against Clarence Thomas, while "Mr. Bill's Neighborhood" was a largely non-fictional account of an interview with Bill Clinton in an Arkansas diner


1993

Battle of Mogadishu - The Battle of Mogadishu occurred in Somalia in 1993 add something

 

Clinton signed the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 in August of that year, which passed Congress without a Republican vote add something

 

In 1993, Clinton was selected as "Time" "Man of the Year", and again in 1998, along with Ken Starr add something

 

Shortly after taking office, Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 on February 5, which required large employers to allow employees to take unpaid leave for pregnancy or a serious medical condition add something

 

Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd President of the United States on January 20, 1993 add something

 

On February 15, 1993, Clinton made his first address to the nation, announcing his plan to raise taxes to cap the budget deficit add something

 

On May 19, 1993, Clinton fired seven employees of the White House Travel Office, causing a controversy even though the Travel Office staff served at the pleasure of the President, who could dismiss them without cause add something

 

Clinton made a major speech to Congress regarding a health care reform plan on September 22, 1993, aimed at achieving universal coverage through a national health care plan add something

 

Clinton signed the Brady Bill into law on November 30, 1993, which imposed a five-day waiting period on handgun purchases add something

 

Marcy Kaptur - After a companion bill was passed in the United States Senate, President Bill Clinton signed the bill into law on May 25, 1993.

 

Byron White - He retired in 1993, during Bill Clinton's presidency, saying that "someone else should be permitted to have a like experience

 

John McCain - In 1993 and 1994, McCain voted to confirm President Clinton's nominees Stephen Breyer and Ruth Bader Ginsburg whom he considered to be qualified for the U.S. Supreme Court

 

Tammy Baldwin - In 1993, Baldwin said she was disappointed by Democrat President Bill Clinton's compromise on LGBT rights by supporting don't ask, don't tell policy of the military.

 

Quincy Jones - In 1993, Jones collaborated with David Salzman to produce the concert extravaganza "An American Reunion", a celebration of Bill Clinton's inauguration as president of the United States

 

Peter T. King - In 1993, King lobbied for Gerry Adams to be a guest at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton.

 

Janet Napolitano - In 1993, Napolitano was appointed by President Bill Clinton as United States Attorney for the District of Arizona.

 

Hazel R. O'Leary - In 1993, President Bill Clinton nominated O'Leary as Secretary of Energy

 

Hal Rogers - In 1993, Rogers was one of only three Republicans to vote for-President Bill Clinton's economic stimulus package.

 

Larry Mullen, Jr. - Mullen and Clayton collaborated with Mike Mills and Michael Stipe from R.E.M. to form the one-performance group Automatic Baby, solely for the purpose of performing the song "One" for Bill Clinton's inauguration at MTV's 1993 inaugural ball

 

Walter Mondale - President Bill Clinton appointed Mondale United States Ambassador to Japan in 1993; he retired in 1996

 

Hillary Rodham Clinton - When Bill Clinton took office as president in January 1993, Hillary Rodham Clinton became the First Lady of the United States, and announced that she would be using that form of her name.

 

Janet Reno - She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on February 11, 1993, and confirmed on March 11, 1993

 

Richard Nixon - Nixon visits President Bill Clinton in the White House family quarters, March 1993.

 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg - President Bill Clinton nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on June 14, 1993, to fill the seat vacated by retiring Justice Byron White

 

Antonia Novello - Novello left the post of Surgeon General on June 30, 1993, with the administration of President Bill Clinton praising her for her "vigor and talent

 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg - Ginsburg was appointed by President Bill Clinton and took the oath of office on August 10, 1993


1994

After a failed health care reform attempt, the Republican Party won control of Congress in 1994 for the first time in 40 years add something

 

After two years of Democratic Party control, the Democrats lost control of Congress in the mid-term elections in 1994, for the first time in forty years add something

 

Clinton's 1994 Omnibus Crime Bill made many changes to U.S. law, including the expansion of the death penalty to include crimes not resulting in death, such as running a large-scale drug enterprise add something

 

During Clinton's re-election campaign he said, "My 1994 crime bill expanded the death penalty for drug kingpins, murderers of federal law enforcement officers, and nearly 60 additional categories of violent felons add something

 

In 1994, Paula Jones brought a sexual harassment lawsuit against Clinton, claiming he made unwanted advances in 1991, which he denied add something

 

North American Free Trade Agreement - On January 1, 1994, Clinton signed the North American Free Trade Agreement into law add something

 

Despite the Democratic majority in Congress, the effort to create a national health care system ultimately died when compromise legislation by George J. Mitchell failed to gain a majority of support in August 1994 add something

 

Marlee Matlin - She was appointed by President Clinton in 1994 to the Corporation for National Service and served as chair of National Volunteer Week

 

Bohumil Hrabal - He met the Czech President Václav Havel, the American President Bill Clinton and the US ambassador to the UN Madeleine Albright at U zlatého tygra on 11 January 1994


1995

Dayton Agreement - Clinton deployed U.S. peacekeepers to Bosnia in late 1995, to uphold the subsequent Dayton Agreement add something

 

In 1995, U.S. and NATO aircraft attacked Bosnian Serb targets to halt attacks on U.N. safe zones and to pressure them into a peace accord add something

 

Lucien Bouchard - For example, in 1995, when Bouchard garnered an invitation to meet visiting US President Bill Clinton by virtue of being Opposition Leader, Manning was granted a meeting with Clinton in order to diffuse Bouchard's separatist leverage

 

Dan Burton - In 1995 speaking of the recent affairs of Republican Robert Packwood and the unfolding affair of Democrat Bill Clinton Burton stated "No one, regardless of what party they serve, no one, regardless of what branch of government they serve, should be allowed to get away with these alleged sexual improprieties.

 

Benazir Bhutto - In 1995, Benazir Bhutto paid a state visit to United States where she held talks with U.S. President Bill Clinton

 

Jim Moran - In 1995, Moran had to be restrained by the Capitol Police after a shoving match with California Republican Duke Cunningham on the house floor over President Bill Clinton's decision to send U.S. troops to Bosnia.

 

John Major - In March 1995, Major refused to answer the phone calls of United States President Bill Clinton for several days because of his anger at Clinton's decision to invite Gerry Adams to the White House for St Patrick's Day

 

Mel Gibson - In a July 1995 interview with Playboy magazine, Gibson said President Bill Clinton was a "low-level opportunist" and someone was "telling him what to do".

 

Monica Lewinsky - Lewinsky alleged that between November 1995 and March 1997, she had nine sexual encounters with then-President Bill Clinton that, according to her testimony, involved fellatio and other sexual acts in the Oval Office, but that none of them involved sexual intercourse

 

Van Morrison - Morrison performed before an estimated audience of sixty to eighty thousand people when US President Bill Clinton visited Belfast , Northern Ireland on 30 November 1995


1996

During his visit to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Manila in 1996, he was saved shortly before his car was due to drive over a bridge where a bomb had been planted add something

 

Law professor Ken Gromley's book "The Death of American Virtue" reveals that Clinton escaped a 1996 assassination attempt in the Philippines by terrorists working for Osama bin Laden add something

 

The White House FBI files controversy of June 1996 arose concerning improper access by the White House to FBI security-clearance documents add something

 

On September 21, 1996, barely three years after the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" imbroglio, and further straining relations with the LGBT community, Clinton signed into law the Defense of Marriage Act , which defines marriage as the legal union of one man and one woman add something

 

As part of a 1996 initiative to curb illegal immigration, Clinton signed the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act on September 30, 1996 add something

 

William Jefferson Clinton - Bill Clinton's announcement of Next Generation Internet initiative, 1996.

 

Bob Dole - Dole was defeated, as pundits had long expected, by Bill Clinton in the 1996 election

 

Bob Dole - In the presidential election of 1996 he was the Republican nominee for President against incumbent Bill Clinton

 

Monica Lewinsky - In April 1996, Lewinsky's superiors transferred her from the White House to The Pentagon because they felt she was spending too much time around Clinton


1997

In the January 1997 State of the Union address, Clinton proposed a new initiative to provide coverage to up to five million children add something

 

In October 1997, he announced he was getting hearing aids, due to hearing loss attributed to his age, and his time spent as a musician in his youth add something

 

Bob Hope - A 1997 act of Congress signed by President Bill Clinton named Hope an "Honorary Veteran

 

John Lennon - In 1997, respecting President Bill Clinton's newly instigated rule that documents should be withheld only if releasing them would involve "foreseeable harm", the Justice Department settled most of the outstanding issues outside court by releasing all but 10 of the contested documents

 

Maxine Hong Kingston - Kingston was awarded the 1997 National Humanities Medal by President of the United States Bill Clinton

 

William Jefferson Clinton - President Bill_Clinton, first lady Hillary_Rodham_Clinton and their daughter Chelsea Clinton wave to watchers at a parade down Pennsylvania Avenue on Inauguration Day, January 20, 1997.

 

Greg Norman - On 15 March 1997, U.S. president Bill Clinton fell down a flight of stairs at Norman's Florida home, tearing knee tendons which required surgery

 

Monica Lewinsky - Beginning in September 1997, Tripp began secretly recording their telephone conversations regarding the affair with Clinton

 

Timothy McVeigh - On November 21, 1997, President Bill Clinton signed S. 923, special legislation introduced by Senator Arlen Specter to bar McVeigh and other veterans convicted of crimes from being buried in any military cemetery


1998

After his impeachment proceedings in 1998 and 1999, Clinton's rating reached its highest point add something

 

Also in 1998, Juanita Broaddrick alleged Clinton had raped her though she did not remember the exact date, which may have been 1978 add something

 

In 1998, Kathleen Willey alleged Clinton groped her in a hallway in 1993 add something

 

In 1998, two years after the warning, the Clinton administration ordered several military missions to capture or kill bin Laden that failed add something

 

In a lame-duck session of Congress after the 1998 elections, the House voted to impeach Clinton, based on the results of the Lewinsky scandal add something

 

In another 1998 event, Elizabeth Ward Gracen recanted a six-year-old denial and stated she had a one night stand with Clinton in 1982 add something

 

The Congressional Budget Office reported a budget surplus between the years 1998 and 2000, the last three years of Clinton's presidency add something

 

The administration launched a four-day bombing campaign named Operation Desert Fox, lasting from December 16 to 19, 1998 add something

 

In response to the 1998 al-Qaeda bombings of U.S. embassies in East Africa that killed a dozen Americans and hundreds of Africans, Clinton ordered cruise missile strikes on terrorist targets in Afghanistan and Sudan add something

 

To hold impeachment proceedings, the Republican leadership called a lame-duck session in December 1998 add something

 

Mary Bono Mack - Bono Mack's national profile increased significantly in 1998 when she sat on the House Judiciary panel to consider impeachment articles against Bill Clinton.

 

Mary Bono Mack - In 1998, Bono Mack was added to the House Judiciary Committee by the Republican leadership in anticipation of the consideration of impeachment proceedings against President Bill Clinton thus becoming the only Republican woman on the committee.

 

Joe Lieberman - In 1998, Lieberman was the first prominent Democrat to publicly challenge Bill Clinton for the judgment exercised in his affair with Monica Lewinsky

 

Jim Sensenbrenner - In 1998, Sensenbrenner had an important role in the impeachment of former U.S. President Bill Clinton, acting as one of the House managers.

 

Yasser Arafat - In 1998, U.S. President Bill Clinton persuaded the two leaders to meet

 

Jim Moran - In 1998, during the Monica Lewinsky scandal, Moran was one of only 31 House Democrats to support launching a formal impeachment inquiry into President Bill Clinton.

 

Robert De Niro - In 1998, he lobbied Congress against impeaching President Bill Clinton.

 

Jim Moran - In the 1998 campaign Miller accused Moran of flip-flopping in his support of President Bill Clinton, after Moran, who had been a vocal supporter of the Clinton White House, voted in favor of opening an impeachment inquiry following the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

 

Ronald Reagan - On Reagan's 87th birthday, in 1998, Washington National Airport was renamed Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport by a bill signed into law by President Bill Clinton.

 

Monica Lewinsky - In January 1998, after Lewinsky had submitted an affidavit in the Paula Jones case denying any physical relationship with Clinton, and attempted to persuade Tripp to lie under oath in the Jones case, Tripp gave the tapes to Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr, and these tapes added to his ongoing investigation into the Whitewater controversy

 

Monica Lewinsky - On January 26, 1998, Clinton claimed "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky" in a nationally televised White House news conference

 

Dan Burton - In May 1998, Burton apologized for releasing edited transcripts of prison audiotapes of Webster Hubbell, a former associate of President Bill Clinton.

 

Alec Baldwin - During his appearance on the comedy late night show "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" on December 12, 1998, eight days before President Bill Clinton was to be impeached, Baldwin said, "If we were in another country


1999

Later in his presidency, in 1999, Clinton criticized the way the policy was implemented, saying he did not think any serious person could say it was not "out of whack add something

 

To stop the ethnic cleansing and genocide of Albanians by nationalist Serbs in the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia's province of Kosovo, Clinton authorized the use of American troops in a NATO bombing campaign against Yugoslavia in 1999, named Operation Allied Force add something

 

From a poll conducted of the American people in December 1999, Clinton was among eighteen included in Gallup's List of Widely Admired People of the 20th century add something

 

Jesse Jackson, Jr. - At the time of the Impeachment of Bill Clinton at the beginning of 1999, Jackson was a proponent of having Clinton testify under oath to the American people.

 

John Edwards - During President Bill Clinton's 1999 impeachment trial in the Senate, Edwards was responsible for the deposition of witnesses Monica Lewinsky and fellow Democrat Vernon Jordan, Jr. During the 2000 presidential campaign, Edwards was on Democratic nominee Al Gore's vice presidential nominee short list

 

George Miller (California politician) - However, in 1999, during a flurry of pardons signed as he left office, President Bill Clinton pardoned Freddie Meeks, one of the 50 mutineers.

 

Gerald Ford - In 1999, Ford was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Bill Clinton.

 

John Garamendi - In 1999, President Bill Clinton appointed Garamendi to serve as Deputy Secretary of the Interior, the second-highest post in the U.S. Department of the Interior.

 

John McCain - Kosovo War - In March 1999, McCain voted to approve the NATO bombing campaign against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, saying that the ongoing genocide of the Kosovo War must be stopped and criticizing past Clinton administration inaction

 

Monica Lewinsky - Lewinsky made a cameo appearance as herself in two sketches during the May 8, 1999, episode of NBC's "Saturday Night Live", a program that had lampooned her relationship with Clinton over the prior 16 months


2000

In March 2000, Independent Counsel Robert Ray determined that there was no credible evidence of any crime add something

 

Clinton's November 2000 visit to Vietnam was the first by a U.S. President since the end of the Vietnam War add something

 

Norman Mineta - After serving as vice president of Lockheed Martin Corporation, he was appointed in 2000 by President Clinton as the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, making him the first Asian American to hold a post in the presidential cabinet

 

Douglas Engelbart - In December 2000, US President Bill Clinton *awarded Engelbart the National Medal of Technology, the United States' highest technology *award


2001

He was presented with the Medal for Distinguished Public Service by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen in 2001 add something

 

Clinton controversially issued 141 pardons and 36 commutations on his last day in office on January 20, 2001 add something

 

The Clinton Presidential Center was opened in Little Rock,_Arkansas, Arkansas in his honor on December 5, 2001 add something

 

Norman Mineta - He was appointed United States Secretary of Transportation by President George W. Bush in 2001, a post he was originally offered eight years previously by Bill Clinton

 

Jimmy Carter - In 2001, Carter criticized President Bill Clinton's controversial pardon of Marc Rich, calling it "disgraceful" and suggesting that Rich's financial contributions to the Democratic Party were a factor in Clinton's action.


2002

In 2002, Clinton warned that pre-emptive military action against Iraq would have unwelcome consequences add something


2003

Bob Dole - The Institute, which opened in July 2003 to coincide with Dole's 80th birthday, has featured such notables as former President Bill Clinton and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani


2004

Clinton released a best-selling autobiography, "My Life" in 2004 add something

 

In 2004, he released his autobiography "My Life" add something

 

The William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park in Little Rock,_Arkansas, Arkansas was dedicated in 2004 add something

 

In September 2004, Clinton received a quadruple bypass surgery add something


2005

In 2005, Clinton announced through his foundation an agreement with manufacturers to stop selling sugared drinks in schools add something

 

In 2005, Clinton criticized the Bush administration for its handling of emissions control, while speaking at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Montreal add something

 

In the aftermath of the 2005 Asian tsunami, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan appointed Clinton to head a relief effort add something

 

The Clinton Global Initiative , begun by the Clinton Foundation in 2005, attempts to address world problems such as global public health, poverty alleviation and religious and ethnic conflict add something

 

After Hurricane Katrina, Clinton joined with fellow former President George H. W. Bush to establish the Bush-Clinton Tsunami Fund in January 2005, and the Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund in October of that year add something

 

In March 2005, he underwent surgery for a partially collapsed lung add something

 

George H. W. Bush - He and Clinton appeared together in television ads in 2005, encouraging aid for victims of Hurricane Katrina and the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami

 

Jerry Falwell - In an interview for the 2005 documentary "The Hunting of the President", Falwell admitted, "to this day I do not know the accuracy of the claims made in "The Clinton Chronicles"


2006

Clinton's foundation joined with the Large Cities Climate Leadership Group in 2006 to improve cooperation among those cities, and he met with foreign leaders to promote this initiative add something

 

In a 2006 Quinnipiac University Polling Institute poll asking respondents to name the best president since World War II, Clinton ranked number two behind Ronald Reagan add something

 

In May 2006, a CNN poll comparing Clinton's job performance with that of his successor, George W. Bush, found that a strong majority of respondents said Clinton outperformed Bush in six different areas questioned add something

 

Dennis Kucinich - Kucinich voted against the USA PATRIOT Act, against the Military Commissions Act of 2006, and was one of six who voted against the Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Act. He voted for authorizing and directing the Committee on the Judiciary to investigate whether sufficient grounds existed for the impeachment of Bill Clinton.


2007

They spoke together at the funeral of Boris Yeltsin in 2007 add something

 

Hillary Rodham Clinton - In April 2007, the Clintons liquidated a blind trust, that had been established when Bill Clinton became president in 1993, to avoid the possibility of ethical conflicts or political embarrassments in the trust as Hillary Clinton undertook her presidential race.


2008

During the 2008 Democratic presidential primary campaign, Clinton vigorously advocated on behalf of his wife, Hillary Clinton add something

 

He has remained active in politics by campaigning for Democratic candidates, most notably for his wife's campaign for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, and Barack Obama's presidential campaigns in 2008 and 2012 add something

 

Later in the 2008 primaries, there was some infighting between Bill and Hillary's staffs, especially in Pennsylvania add something

 

Fears were allayed August 27, 2008, when Clinton enthusiastically endorsed Obama at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, saying that all his experience as president assures him that Obama is "ready to lead" add something

 

Walter Mondale - He endorsed Senator Hillary Clinton for the Presidency of the United States and supported her campaign for the White House in 2008

 

Pope Pius XII - Phayer's "Pius XII, The Holocaust, and the Cold War" makes use of many documents that have recently come to light due to Bill Clinton's 1997 executive order declassifying wartime and postwar documents, many of which are currently at the US National Archives and Holocaust Memorial Museum


2009

He is married to Hillary Rodham Clinton, who has served as the United States Secretary of State since 2009 and was a Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009 add something

 

He was named United Nations Special Envoy to Haiti in 2009 add something

 

In 2009, Clinton travelled to North Korea on behalf of two American journalists imprisoned in North Korea add something

 

In 2009, he was named United Nations Special Envoy to Haiti, and after the 2010 earthquake he teamed with George W. Bush to form the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund add something

 

Monica Lewinsky - Lewinsky corresponded in 2009 with scholar Ken Gormley, who was writing an in-depth study of the Clinton scandals, maintaining that Clinton had lied under oath when asked detailed and specific questions about his relationship with her


2010

In 2010, Clinton announced support of, and delivered the keynote address for, the inauguration of NTR, Ireland's first environmental foundation add something

 

The policy remained controversial, and was finally repealed in 2011, removing open sexual preference as a reason for dismissal from the armed forces add something

 

On February 11, 2010, he was rushed to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City after complaining of chest pains, and had two coronary stents implanted in his heart add something


2011

Capturing Osama bin Laden had been an objective of the United States government from the presidency of Bill Clinton until bin Laden's death in 2011 add something

 

In a July 2, 2011 editorial "The New York Times" opined, "The Defense of Marriage Act was enacted in 1996 as an election-year wedge issue, signed by President Bill Clinton in one of his worst policy moments add something

 

William Jefferson Clinton - Capturing Osama bin laden had been an objective of the United States government from the presidency of Bill Clinton until bin Laden's death in 2011.

 

Bob Goodlatte - He voted for Barack Obama's Budget Act of 2011 as well as Bill Clinton's Budget Act in July, 1997.


2015

A 2015 poll by "The Washington Post" asked 162 scholars of the American Political Science Association to rank all the U.S. presidents in order of greatness add something


2016

During the 2016 Presidential Election, Clinton again encouraged voters to support Hillary Clinton, including a campaign stop in Wilmington, NC. In a series of tweets, then-President-Elect Donald Trump criticized his ability to get people out to vote add something


2017

On September 22, 2017, it was announced that Clinton's upcoming novel "The President is Missing", to be released in 2018 and written with author James Patterson, will be turned into a television series to be aired on cable network Showtime add something


2018

During the 2018 Congressional elections, no Democratic candidate for office asked Clinton to campaign with him or her, a change that the "New York Times" attributed to the revised understanding of the Lewinsky scandal add something

 

In 2018, Clinton was asked in several interviews about whether he should have resigned, and stated that he made the right decision in not resigning add something