Jun 4, 2018

What we're watching: Bill Clinton confronted on #MeToo, Monica Lewinsky

Reflecting on his presidency in light of the #MeToo movement, former president Bill Clinton told NBC News' "Today" that he believes he did "the right thing" during the Monica Lewinsky scandal, adding that he wouldn't do anything differently if the facts were the same today.

The details: Clinton also admitted that he had never offered a private apology to Lewinsky, even after her admission that she had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of the intense media scrutiny during the scandal: "I have not talked to her. I did not — I never talked to her, but I did say publicly on more than one occasion that I was sorry. That's very different. The apology was public."

Clinton defended his record employing women — both as Arkansas governor and attorney general:

And things got heated near the end of the interview as Clinton invoked both JFK and LBJ, asking if they should have resigned:

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