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Playerstimeline, documents, quick votes, quiz, archives. AllPolitics' in-depth look at the investigation into the president's relationship with Monica Lewinsky has it all. More Polls. Joseph Lieberman Speaks On Clinton More 'Toons. Clinton's Democratic Support Slips Further Lieberman Says Clinton's Behavior 'Immoral' Clinton Defends His Lewinsky Speech More Stories. I misled people, including even my wife," Clinton said, his voice breaking slightly. Clinton's four-minute address Lady looking sex Clinton the nation followed an afternoon of closed-door testimony for a federal grand jury looking into how Clinton answered questions about his relationship with Lewinsky in a deposition in the Paula Jones sexual-harassment case last January.
Lewinsky that was not appropriate. In fact, it was wrong. It constituted a critical lapse in judgment and a personal failure on my part for which I am solely and completely responsible," he said. The president gave his televised address from the Map Room in the private residence of the White House, where he had faced prosecutors from Independent Counsel Ken Starr's office for more than four hours earlier in the day.
During his testimony, sources tell CNN the president did admit to having sex with Lewinsky. In Clinton's public comments, the word "sex" was never spoken and the word "regret" was only used in reference to his admission that he misled the public and his family over the last seven months about his relationship with the former White House intern.
The president's admission was a stunning reversal from his forceful, and now infamous, public statement last January when he said, "I want to say one thing to the American people.
I want you to listen to me I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky. Explaining his misleading public positions, the president said they were motivated by a desire to protect his family and "myself from the embarrassment of my own conduct. Word that Clinton was changing his story began leaking out Sunday night, a development that was characterized by one family friend as "wrenching" for his wife Hillary and daughter Chelsea.
The first lady did not appear with her husband during his speech, but did have a hand in crafting the speech, sources tell CNN. The president's personal attorney David Kendall was strongly involved. The president began writing his speech Sunday night, and sources say that the original version was much more apologetic than the one delivered by the president. As it is all but certain Starr will send a report to Capitol Hill, the president's fate will most probably land in the lap of Congress. With that in mind, some of the president's comments seemed targeted at lawmakers, reminding them and the public that the Lewinsky investigation was prompted by what he described as the "politically inspired," and now dismissed, Jones case.
The president also had pointed words about Starr's four-year Whitewater investigation. Instead, the president urged the public -- and Congress -- to put the matter to rest and allow him to deal with his family and the work of the nation. I must put it right, and I am prepared to do whatever it takes to do so.
Nothing is more important to me personally. It's nobody's business but ours," Clinton said in the most direct and forceful declaration of the speech. Come Tuesday morning, the president will have more explaining to do to his closest friends and advisers.
Aides and supporters who have been standing by Clinton during the worst crisis of his presidency were said to be saddened, disappointed and in some cases feeling betrayed by the president's about-face. But Vice President Al Gore was one of the first to make a public statement of support for his boss. While vacationing in Hawaii, Gore released a statement saying he was proud of the chief executive.
Meanwhile, the Clintons have decided to delay the family's departure for a day vacation in Martha's Vineyard until Tuesday afternoon to give the president time to call friends and supporters to explain his actions, aides said. Terms under which this information is provided to you.
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