My Viewpoints On Bill Clinton

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American Studies                 Mary Beth Fryman TThF2 10:20-11:20                 February 8, 2002 Boller Essay #50         I was surprised to learn that our nations President would do such a thing like that. In 1998, President Bill Clinton was accused of having sexual relations with one of his workers in the white house, Monica Lewinsky. I’m not saying that I’m for President Bill Clinton on this matter, but I’m also saying that I’m not against him either. In my opinion, there are a lot of questions that still bother me about this case.

        One thing that I didn’t like is that they had to publicly announce his personal life on national television, radio, and newspapers. People in society today do worse things than that and you don’t see them having it publicly announced all over our nation. President Bill Clinton might be the President of the United States, but he is entitled to his own personal business and it doesn’t give the right for the press or anybody else to go snooping in it.

        After President Bill Clinton announced that he did not have sexual relations with that woman (Monica Lewinsky) and won both the primary and the presidency, he then admitted to a sexual relationship with her. So the information gathered on Mr. Clinton proves that he lied under oath to a grand jury. He did a lot of numerous wrong things, but what I’ve heard I think if you lie under oath, it’s a federal offense. I think that since the president lied under oath, he should get punished. He might have been impeached but I think that since he still is an American citizen, he should abide by the rules of the constitution. Otherwise, how else are we supposed to trust a man who has been sworn in as our President? ...