President Bill Clinton

WASHINGTON | EPA criminal action against polluters hits 30-year low

WASHINGTON —January 14, 2019—   The Environmental Protection Agency hit a 30-year low in 2018 in the number of pollution cases it referred for criminal prosecution, Justice Department data show. EPA said in a statement that it is directing “its resources to the most significant and impactful cases.” But the 166 cases referred for prosecution in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | EPA criminal action against polluters hits 30-year low

The shutdown today: Shutdown officially becomes longest ever

— January 11, 2019— Here’s what’s up with the partial government shutdown on Day 22. WHAT’S NEW TODAY The shutdown officially is the longest in U.S. history, eclipsing a 21-day closure that ended Jan. 6, 1996, during President Bill Clinton’s administration. The House and Senate adjourned for the weekend, with lawmakers scattering to their states and districts … Continue reading The shutdown today: Shutdown officially becomes longest ever

The shutdown today: Federal workers receive $0 pay stubs

Jan 11, 2019—Here’s what’s up with the partial government shutdown on Day 21. WHAT’S NEW TODAY The shutdown matches the longest stoppage yet: a 21-day closure that ended Jan. 6, 1996, during President Bill Clinton‘s administration. Federal workers received pay stubs Friday with nothing but zeroes on them as the effects of the government shutdown … Continue reading The shutdown today: Federal workers receive $0 pay stubs

HOUSTON | The Latest: Iran notes Bush death, remained suspicious

HOUSTON — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 2:07 a.m. Iran has noted the death of President George H.W. Bush. A scrolling news bar on state television described Bush as being “like other U.S. presidents who wished to see the collapse of the Islamic Republic.” State television … Continue reading HOUSTON | The Latest: Iran notes Bush death, remained suspicious

HOUSTON | The Latest: Clinton praises Bush for ‘long life of service

HOUSTON— The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 1:05 a.m. Former President Bill Clinton is remembering George H.W. Bush for his “great long life of service, love and friendship.” In a statement issued early Saturday, Clinton said he would be “forever grateful” for the friendship he formed with … Continue reading HOUSTON | The Latest: Clinton praises Bush for ‘long life of service

WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh’s ‘revenge’ theory spotlights past with Clintons

WASHINGTON — To some, Brett Kavanaugh is clearing his name. To others, he’s veering into conspiracy theory. But in blaming “revenge on behalf of the Clintons” for the sexual misconduct allegations against him, the Supreme Court nominee is drawing new attention to his time on the Kenneth Starr team investigating Bill Clinton. And in doing … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh’s ‘revenge’ theory spotlights past with Clintons

WASHINGTON | Starr memoir recounts Lewinsky role in Clinton investigation

WASHINGTON — Ken Starr, the former independent counsel whose investigation led to President Bill Clinton’s impeachment, writes in his upcoming book that if Monica Lewinsky had cooperated with his probe from the beginning, “the country would not have been dragged through an eight-month ordeal.” Recounting his Clinton-era investigation, Starr contends that the former White House … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Starr memoir recounts Lewinsky role in Clinton investigation

JERUSALEM | Lewinsky storms offstage after ‘off limits’ Clinton question

JERUSALEM  — Monica Lewinsky said Tuesday that she stormed offstage at a Jerusalem speaking event because of an interviewer’s “off limits” question about former President Bill Clinton. The former White House intern turned anti-bullying activist tweeted that there were agreed-upon parameters regarding the topics of her televised conversation Monday night with a well-known Israeli news … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Lewinsky storms offstage after ‘off limits’ Clinton question