Debates on Religion

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Tyra O'Neal

Dr. Millar and Dr. Banner


Clinton Administration: The Ken Starr Investigation

By Dianne Smith

Washington Post; February 20, 1998

Clinton Administration: The Ken Starr Investigation

By Dianne Smith

Imagine, your spouse having an affair with someone else. Imagine, being in the dark about the situation until someone finally told you about it. Imagine, your significant other continuously lying about it. Would you be upset? Would you want to put an end to it? I don't know about you, but I certainly would. Now, picture this "significant other" as our own President, Bill Clinton. As most of you probably know, President Clinton has been having an affair with his intern, Monica Lewinsky. He has been lying about it over and over again. He even lied about it under oath, swearing that he never had any "sexual relations" with her. At the press conference last month, President Clinton publicly stated, "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky.

I've never had an affair with her" ("Impeachment of Bill Clinton"). According to Ken Starr and his plethora of evidence, Clinton is lying about everything and in fact, he did have an affair with Miss. Lewinsky. Mr. Starr is a lawyer and educational administrator who led the investigation during the Clinton Administration. After many years of investigation, he finally compiled The Starr Report, which included information such as testimonies from not only President Clinton, but also Miss. Lewinsky discussing their sexual relations with each other. ("Ken Starr 172"). Also inside of The Starr Report, it includes many photos and even a quote from Miss. Lewinsky herself, saying, "we talked briefly and sort of acknowledged that there had been a chemistry that was there before and they were both attracted to each other and then he...