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Bill Clinton


Concise Biography, History & Facts About President Bill Clinton
Forty-Second President - Bill Clinton
Full Name - William Jefferson Clinton
Place of Birth - August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas
Education - Georgetown University (1968), attended Oxford University (1968–1970), Yale Law School (1973) 

Bill Clinton Term as President - 
1993-2001
Political Party - Democrat
Vice President / Vice Presidents - Al Gore
Religion - Baptist
Name of Wife - Bill Clinton married
Hillary Rodham Clinton on October 11, 1975
Children - Chelsea Victoria (1980) 

Career of Bill Clinton - Lawyer, Politician, Statesman
Arkansas Attorney General, 1976-78
Governor of Arkansas, 1978-80, 1982-92
Next President:
President George W. Bush


Major Events during his presidency

  • 1993 - World Trade Center Terrorist Bombing

  • 1995 - Oklahoma City federal building Terrorist bombing
  • 1999 - War in former Yugoslavia
  • 1999 - Impeachment

Scandals

  • Whitewater Scandal - The Whitewater scandal was an American political controversy that began with the real estate investments of Bill and Hillary Clinton and their associates, Jim and Susan McDougal in a failed business venture in the Whitewater Development Corporation during the 1970s and 1980s

    • Bill Clinton was charged with perjury and obstruction of justice but found 'Not guilty'

  • The Lewinsky scandal - The Lewinsky scandal was a political sex scandal emerging from an oral sexual relationship between Bill Clinton and a 22-year-old White House intern, Monica Lewinsky
    • The Lewinsky scandal led to the impeachment of President Clinton in 1998 and his subsequent acquittal on all impeachment charges of perjury and obstruction of justice

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  • Description of President Bill Clinton - Height 6 feet 2.5 inches

  • Bill Clinton nickname as a child growing up in Arkansas was Bubba
  • Bill Clinton Age at Inauguration - 46 years old
  • Dogged by the 'Whitewater' scandal
  • Bill Clinton was the second President to be impeached
  • Bill Clinton admitted to having had an “inappropriate relationship” with Monica Lewinsky
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President Bill Clinton and the Constitution of the US (17th September,1787)

Information and Facts about any President of America is incomplete without explaining his role and his power in the government of the country. We have therefore included this section regarding the US Constitution. Under the U.S. Constitution the president is the head of state, the commander in chief of the armed forces and is also the chief executive of the federal government.

Facts about Eligibility
Article 2, Section 1, this section of the U.S. Constitution sets the requirements to hold office.

  • A natural born citizen of the US

  • A resident of the US for 14 years
  • Thirty-five years of age

Facts about Term of Office
Following election he, and the Vice President, shall hold his office during the term of four years. ( The twenty-second amendment, which started with the inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower, limits the this to two terms)

President's Executive Oath of Office
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." 
United States Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8


Facts about Main Presidential Duties and power

  • Commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the United States

  • In times of war or national emergency to manage the national economy and protect the security of the United States
  • Nomination of the heads of all executive departments and agencies (Subject to Senate confirmation)
  • Preparing the budget of the United States, although the Congress must approve it.
  • Presidential legislative powers - The status of the country and his legislative proposals for the upcoming year are given in the annual State of the Union Address.

Facts about Presidential judicial power

  • Appointing important public officials such as ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls and judges of the Supreme Court.

  • Granting reprieves and pardons to anyone convicted of breaking a federal law - except in a case of impeachment.

Facts about Presidential power in foreign affairs

  • Federal official primarily responsible for the relations of the United States with foreign nations.

  • To make treaties and appoint ambassadors, ministers, and consuls (provided two thirds of the Senators present concur). 
  • To receive foreign ambassadors and other public officials. 

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