Society & Culture
Leid Stories—Hillary Clinton Comes Out of the Woods, Reveals New Agenda; Bill Clinton’s ‘Gift’ to Donald Trump—03.30.17
Hillary Clinton is back and ready for a fight. Months after her devastating loss to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election forced her into retreat, a refreshed Clinton keynoted the annual conference in San Francisco of the Professional Business Women of California. Her speech centered on increasing the presence and power of women in all forms of governance, but it was clear she was sending a message about her political future. Leid Stories decodes her speech and finds clues.
Summer Zervos, a former contestant on Donald Trump’s reality show The Apprentice, has filed a lawsuit against the president, claiming he sexually harassed her in 2007 by forcibly kissing her and touching her inappropriately.
Leid Stories discusses the irony that Trump’s lawyers are using the same defense President Bill Clinton’s lawyers did in his defense against a sexual-harassment lawsuit brought by Paula Jones—that presidents are protected from civil lawsuits.
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