Juanita Broaddrick’s Twitter ban explained, Bill Clinton’s rape accuser gets the boot

As a result of the ongoing national crisis with sexual assault and harassment by powerful men. Liberals and Democrats are rethinking the legacy of one of the party’s most important characters of the last quarter-century. President Bill Clinton. Bill Clinton has been accused of sexual assault and harassment on numerous occasions. The most famous of which was his affair with Monica Lewinsky. Which, while consensual in some ways, was nonetheless textbook sexual harassment of a subordinate of the type that would. Or, perhaps more accurately, should get many CEOs fired.

Is this the first time Bill Clinton has been accused?

But it’s not just about Monica Lewinsky. During Bill Clinton’s presidency. Paula Jones, a former Arkansas state employee, sued him. For allegedly exposing himself to her while he was governor in 1991. Kathleen Willey claimed that as a White House volunteer in 1993, Bill Clinton fondled her breast and pushed her hand on his crotch in the Oval Office. Most gravely, Juanita Broaddrick claims that during Clinton’s 1978 campaign for governor of Arkansas, he raped her. During Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, the question of her sexual misconduct was brought up several times. However, because Bill Clinton was not on the ballot, many people were naturally unwilling to hold the candidate accountable for her husband’s misdeeds.

Juanita Broaddrick’s account of what Bill Clinton did?

In a 1999 Dateline NBC interview (which the right-wing Media Research Center has republished in full), Juanita Broaddrick detailed her alleged rape. The interview took place on January 20, 1999, before Clinton was acquitted of charges stemming from his affair with Monica Lewinsky by the Senate on February 12. Broaddrick, upset, supplied accounts to the Wall Street Journal editorial page, the Washington Post, and the New York Times in the interim, as NBC postponed airing until February 24.

Why do Clinton’s supporters dismiss Juanita Broaddrick’s account?

In 1999, Bill Clinton’s personal lawyer, David A. Kendall, disputed Juanita Broaddrick’s charges, saying, “Any claim that the president assaulted Mrs Broaddrick more than two decades ago is untrue. We’re not going to say anything else.” “Well, my counsel has made a statement on the… matter, and I have nothing to say about it,” Clinton said at a press conference.

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