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Trump Takes Page From Bill Clinton Crisis Playbook

May 19, 2017
Alexis Simendinger | RealClearPolitics
President Trump fancies himself an innovator, but his political playbook to try to dig out of scandal quicksand owes a lot to the 42nd president.
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President Clinton Fires FBI Director

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July 23, 1993
President Trump fired FBI Director Comey. The last director dismissed was by Clinton in 1993.
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Presidential Politics: Past as Prologue

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November 6, 1992
After a long and bruising campaign where middle America was concerned that the country was in "deep trouble," voters elected a new president. It was a change election that saw the governing party swept from power. It was November 1992.
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Trump stirs old Clinton sex scandals, to the dismay of some allies

September 30, 2016
Robert Costa, Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
Donald Trump and his allies are dredging up the past marital infidelities of Hillary Clinton’s husband — a move of questionable benefit that is bewildering even some of his staunchest supporters.
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How Hillary Clinton helped create what she later called the ‘vast right-wing conspiracy’

September 3, 2016
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
The epic battles between the Clintons and their tormentors on the right have shaped American politics for nearly a quarter century.
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Trump's link to Seinfeld, Bill Clinton's role as "First Dude," the future of Obamacare and voter ID laws

August 19, 2016
Bill's role in Hillary's presidency, Aetna's withdrawal from Obamacare, a TV sitcom's role in 2016 election.
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1996 Welfare Reform: Democratic "Mini-Revolt"

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August 23, 1996
When Bill Clinton signed the welfare reform bill in 1996, much of the Democratic leadership refused to attend the signing. We take a look back in this Washington Week Vault.
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