Comparing Lewinsky And Bill Clinton Sex Scandal

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“People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I’m not a crook. I earned everything I’ve got”-Richard Nixon. Scandals can happen between friends and even families but not many people know how many scandals have happened in politics. There's always a scandal going around from whether or not the president will be impeached or if a congressman really did cheat on his wife with that intern who started a week ago. Some scandals can be covered on the news while some scandals are made sure to be put out of sight. For example the infamous sex scandal concerning Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky was major news that was covered by many tabloid agencies. Another scandal that made news was the watergate scandal with Richard Nixon. Both very famous Presidents had a close call with impeachment, a very unfavorable way to leave office, and gained fame through their mishaps. …show more content…
The biggest sex scandal to ever grace the news headlines and most sadly tainting the name Clinton and tarnishing their reputation. They have always had their name remembered and not in the best ways possibly especially during Hillary Clinton's campaigning, bringing into light many more other accusations bestowed on them. Not only is Bill Clinton known for his scandal but also his impeachment and how he had lied about not having a relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In the beginning he had told everyone he never had anything more with her and that it was a lie. The famous quote “I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky.”(Bill Clinton, Jan. 26,1998) was made famous and is still remembered even now. His lying was institutional in nature and one of many factors as to why he was impeached but he was not the only president who either was impeached or almost