Hillary Clinton thought Monica Lewinsky was a ‘narcissistic loony toon’ after she found out the White House intern had had an affair with husband Bill, explosive secret documents have revealed.
The former First Lady made the frank remark to her best friend in 1998 as the American public reeled from Lewinsky’s claims of nine sexual encounters with the president in the Oval Office.
Days after the news of the affair broke, Hillary stood stone-faced beside her husband as he vehemently denied any such liaisons took place at a press conference, uttering the now infamous statement: ‘I did not have sexual relations with that woman.’
She later wrote in her autobiography that in reality she felt ‘dumbfounded, heartbroken and outraged’ at finding out he had lied to her and the public – an act that ultimately led to his impeachment in later that year.
But it can now be revealed that Hillary, who is now running for the presidency herself in 2016, told Blair he was driven to infidelity in part by his political adversaries, the loneliness of the presidency, and her own failures as a wife.
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