2016 Elections

Why Lewinsky Scandal Is a Dead End for Trump

The Republican nominee has heavy ammunition to use against Hillary Clinton. But it might backfire.

Yes, it has been 20 years.

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Eric Trump thinks that his father showed “a lot of courage” during the debate by not bringing up Bill Clinton’s sex scandals: “I mean, he really took the high ground where he had the opportunity to go very, very low. And I’m proud of him for doing that.” Donald Trump praised himself for his restraint, which he attributed to his respect for the Clintons’ daughter, Chelsea.

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