Bill Clinton Defends Response to Monica Lewinsky Scandal

The Clinton family has slowly been returning to public life after Hillary Clinton's loss in 2016

The Clinton family has slowly been returning to public life after Hillary Clinton's loss in 2016

Time has not made Bill Clinton feel worse about that Monica Lewinsky sex scandal!

The former president of the United States, alongside author James Patterson, revealed in an NBC News interview that aired in part on Monday's Today show that he doesn't regret how he handled the situation with the former White House intern 20 years ago.

Trump, too, has been accused of an array of sexual misconduct by at least 19 different women, ranging from unwanted kissing and groping to sexual assault and harassment.

He said the #MeToo movement was overdue, but he would still not have resigned had the affair taken place today. "I defended the Constitution", he said.

Clinton also attempted to steer the criticism he is now facing to U.S. President Donald Trump. "All he needed to say in the interview is 'I am profoundly and deeply sorry'". "Nobody believes that I got out of that for free", said Clinton.

Bill Clinton admitted in an interview on "CBS This Morning" that former President Barack Obama received positive media coverage because of his race.

Clinton's interview also came a month after Town & Country magazine apologized to Lewinsky for disinviting her to its social change summit after learning Clinton would be attending.

Former President Bill Clinton was shredded online after he said on Monday's "Today" show that he does not owe Monica Lewinsky a personal apology - and no one was more offended than #MeToo advocate Rose McGowan.

Avoiding the Clinton dodge, Melvin pressed, "Well, I asked you if you'd ever apologized and you said you had".

"I like the MeToo movement", Clinton said.

"No. I felt awful then, and I came to grips with it", Clinton replied.

"I think I did the right thing".

Clinton and Patterson are making the rounds to showcase "The President Is Missing", a mystery novel the pair wrote together.

"But you didn't apologize to her", Melvin said.

In a piece in the March issue of "Vanity Fair", Lewinsky wrote that the #MeToo movement had helped clarify her thinking about the affair, which she had previously characterised as fully consensual.

Of course, numerous allegations against Weinstein, against other Hollywood and media men, and against Trump are descriptions of incidents that happened one, two, or even more decades ago.

"This was litigated 20 years ago".

Melvin: "But you didn't apologize to her?"

"I don't think there is a fancy way to say that I have sinned", he said. "That doesn't mean I agree with everything.some of the decisions that have been made".

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