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Bill Clinton writing book on his life after the White House

Bill Clinton speaks with a microphone.
Former President Bill Clinton. Photo: Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Bill Clinton is writing a book about his life after serving as president, which will be his 5th since leaving the White House, the New York Times reports.

Why it matters: Clinton's actions in office, especially during the Lewinsky scandal, have faced increased scrutiny as a result of the #MeToo movement, but he has said he did "the right thing" at the time and wouldn't do things any differently today. The NY Times reports that it's unclear if Clinton is set to address his personal behavior, which he has long been reluctant to discuss publicly.

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