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PRESIDENT ACQUITTED ON THIS DAY IN 1999

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Clinton and Lewinsky in 1997.

On February 12, 1999, the five-week impeachment trial of Bill
Clinton
come to an end, with the Senate voting to acquit the
president on both articles of impeachment: perjury and
obstruction of justice.

In November 1995, Clinton began an affair with Monica
Lewinsky
, a 21-year-old unpaid intern.

 


Floor proceedings of the U.S. Senate, in session during the
1999 impeachment Senate trial of Bill Clinton.


Depiction of the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson
in 1868, Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase presiding.

 

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