Bill Clinton

Articles about Bill Clinton by USPP contributors

Personality scrutiny brings fewer presidential surprises” (Aubrey Immelman. St. Cloud Times, March 11, 2000, p. 7B.) — It will be unfortunate if the current investigation of President Clinton’s controversial executive pardons of Marc Rich and others culminates in little more than a partisan game of “gotcha” politics. Even an outcome that results in better checks and balances with respect to the president’s pardon power would be of questionable value. Do we really want to abridge the constitutional powers and prerogatives of the president on the strength of —  to quote Senate doyen Robert Byrd — the “malodorous” actions of a president no longer in office? …Full report