Bill Clinton making a presentation that ends with a short commentary on the Monica Lewinsky scandal. On January 26, President Clinton, standing with his wife, spoke at a White House press conference, and issued a denial in which he said: . Goldberg also urged Tripp to take the tapes to Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr and bring them to the attention of people working on the Paula Jones case. After a delay due to a brief bombing campaign in Iraq , the House of Representatives voted to issue Articles of Impeachment against him which was followed by a day trial in the Senate. For the next several months and through the summer, the media debated whether an affair had occurred and whether Clinton had lied or obstructed justice, but nothing could be definitively established beyond the taped recordings because Lewinsky was unwilling to discuss the affair or testify about it. Views Read View source View history.
Kathleen. Age: 27.
I never told anybody to lie, not a single time; never.
Ariel. Age: 30.
In April , Lewinsky's superiors relocated her job to the Pentagon , because they felt she was spending too much time around Clinton. Barr lost a primary challenge less than three years after the impeachment proceedings. A few Democratic members of Congress, and most in the opposition Republican Party, claimed that Clinton's giving false testimony and allegedly influencing Lewinsky's testimony were crimes of obstruction of justice and perjury and thus impeachable offenses. Dan Burton R-IN said, "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 I'm going to say this again: I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky. Public opinion and polling around the world: a historical encyclopedia.