... and Newt Kept Muzzled over Clinton
Marshall, Andrew, The Independent (London, England)
THROUGHOUT the impeachment trial of Bill Clinton, there was always one puzzle: why was Newt Gingrich, the tousle-haired, pugilistic champion of the American right and Speaker of the House, keeping such a distance from the allegations of adultery and sexual misbehaviour against the President?
The answer is now only too clear, writes Andrew Marshall. Mr Gingrich, already known to be no champion of family values in his own life, was carrying on with someone else - a 33-year-old Congressional aide.
It began six years ago, when she was not that much older than Monica Lewinsky, she has admitted. Now, a torrent of sensitive and salacious sexual detail on Mr Gingrich is …
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Publication information: Article title: ... and Newt Kept Muzzled over Clinton. Contributors: Marshall, Andrew - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: November 21, 1999. Page number: 26. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.