In 1999, the United States led a NATO effort to end ethnic cleansing in Kosovo. House of Representatives impeached him for perjury and obstruction of justice in connection with a sexual relationship he had with White House intern Monica Lewinsky (1973-) between late 1995 and early 1997. Clinton was the second American president to be impeached.In the midst of these events, Clinton’s second term was marred by scandal. The first, Andrew Johnson (1808-75), was impeached in 1868 and also later acquitted After leaving the White House, Clinton remained active in public life, establishing the William J.Additionally, the Clinton administration helped broker a peace accord in Northern Ireland in 1998.That same year, America launched air attacks against Iraq ’s nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs. Senate acquitted the president of the charges and he remained in office.
C., and shook hands with President John Kennedy at the White House, an event he later said inspired him to pursue a career in public service.) Clinton went on to earn a degree from Georgetown University in 1968.
Prior to that, the Arkansas native and Democrat was governor of his home state.
He was the only child of Virginia Cassidy Blythe (1923-94) and traveling salesman William Jefferson Blythe Jr.
(1908-67) and the family later moved to Hot Springs, Arkansas.
As a teen, Bill Clinton officially adopted his stepfather’s surname.