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Additional Resources and Official Reports
Investigation of Whitewater Development and Related Matters Final Report, June 17, 1996.

Whitewater: Foster Report (note: This is the full text of the report on the 1993 death of White House counsel Vincent W. Foster, Jr., compiled by Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth Starr via Washington Post. This file does not contain the report’s footnotes or appendix.)

Starr Report. Independent counsel Kenneth Starr’s report to the House on President Clinton. Editor’s Note: Some of the language in these documents is sexually explicit.

Appendices to the Referral to the United States House of Representatives Pursuant to Title 28, United States Code, Section 595(c) Submitted by the Office of the Independent Counsel, Kenneth W. Starr. September 9, 1998.

Final Report of the Independent Counsel In Re: Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Association (Whitewater), Robert W. Ray, Independent Counsel, January 5, 2001.

The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (Indexed Hardcover, Authorized Edition),

Prologue
1. Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, (Vintage, October 23, 1989).
2. Peter Slevin, “For Clinton and Obama, a Common Ideological Touchstone,” Washington Post, March 25, 2007.
3. Camille Paglia, “Hillary Clinton’s candidacy has done feminism no favour,” The Telegraph, May 24, 2008.
4. Hillary Clinton, Living History, (Simon & Schuster, June 9 2003).
Also see: Bill Clinton, My Life, (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004).
5. Jennifer Epstein, “Newt Gingrich: Obama is Clinton’s 3rd term,” Politico, January 21, 2011.
6. Carol E. Lee, “Obama exits, Clinton keeps talking,” Politico, December 10, 2010.
7. Chris Matthews, “President of the World: The Bill Clinton Phenomenon,” MSNBC, updated February 11, 2011. “There isn’t a single political figure today with the global reach and influence of Bill Clinton—a former U.S. president turned humanitarian and diplomat extraordinaire. This Presidents’ Day, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews will take viewers behind the scenes of Clinton’s life in the one-hour documentary “President of the World: The Bill Clinton Phenomenon.”

Chapter 1: Under Siege
8. Dispatches, BBC News, January 6, 1998.
9. Matt Drudge, “Newsweek Kills Story on White House Intern. Blockbuster Report: 23-Year Old, Former White House Intern, Sex Relationship with President,” Drudge Report, January 17, 1998.
10. Matt Drudge, “Controversy Swirls Around Tapes of Former White House Intern, as Starr Moves In!!” Drudge Report, January 20, 1998.
11. “Clinton Accused. Key Player: Paula Jones,” Washington Post, October 2, 1998.
12. “Referral to the United States House of Representatives pursuant to Title 28, United States Code 595(c), Submitted by the Office of the Independent Counsel,” Starr Report, September 9, 1998.


13. Betty Currie deposition, Starr Report, January 27, 1998, p. 560, see p. 78.
14. Hillary Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner Trade paperback edition, 2004), p. 440.
15. Susan Schmidt, Peter Baker and Toni Locy, “Clinton Accused of Urging Aide to Lie,” Washington Post, January 21, 1998; p. A1.
16. Susan Schmidt, Peter Baker and Toni Locy, “Clinton Accused of Urging Aide to Lie,” Washington Post, January 21, 1998; p. A1.
17. Dick Morris, “The Clinton Years,” ABC News Nightline/ PBS Frontline, January 16, 2001.
18. Bill Clinton, The Oprah Winfrey Show, June 22, 2004.
19. President Clinton with Jim Lehrer, PBS News Hour Interview, January 21, 1998.
20. R.W. Apple Jr., “The President Under Fire: The Power Broker; Jordan Trades Stories with Clinton, and Offers Counsel,” New York Times, January 25, 1998.
21. “A Chronology: Key Moments in the Clinton-Lewinsky Saga,” CNN.
22. List of deceased persons reportedly associated with the Clinton Administration, (left on Linda Tripp’s chair by Monica Lewinsky, according to Tripp), Judicial Watch.
23. “Tripp’s Life Threatened, attorney says,” The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, May 27, 1998; p. 12a. “Asked whether Tripp was taken to a safe house after the allegations surfaced, Zaccagnini said, “Linda Tripp … was the subject of a lot of press scrutiny and there were some threats made against her life. As a result, the FBI, in conjunction with Starr’s office, decided to move her to a secure location.”
24. “Mrs. Tripp says she is thinking about doing a book,” Associated Press, February 16, 1999.


Chapter 2: Meet the Clintons’ Public Enemy Number One

25. “From Threat to Threat,” The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (Indexed Hardcover, Authorized Edition), (Barnes & Nobles Publishing, Inc., 2004), p. 177.
26. “ABC New Polls Tripp with Bin Laden, Hussein,” via Drudge Report 1998.
27. Joe Conason & Gene Lyons, The Hunting of the President: The Ten-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton, (St. Martin’s Press, 2000).
28. Dan Froomkin, “Case Closed,” Washington Post, updated December 3, 1998.
29. Paula Jones Complaint Against President Clinton & Danny Ferguson, filed May 6, 1994.
30. Margaret Calson, “With Friends Like These …” Time Magazine. Feb. 9, 1998. Also see: Josh Chafetz, “The Immutable Laws of Maureen Dowd,” Weekly Standard, October 14, 2002.
31. Jonah Goldberg, “Hard Tripp,” National Review, November 23, 1998.
32. Linda Tripp Indictment, Hannity and Colmes, Fox News, August 3, 1999, via HighBeam Research.
33. Geraldo Rivera, MSNBC’s Rivera Live, June 26, 1998.
34. Tom Brokaw interviews Bob Woodward, “The story behind ‘Deep Throat,’” NBS’s Dateline, July 6, 2005.
35. “Clinton Accused. Key Player: Paula Jones,” Washington Post, October 2, 1998.
36. Susan Schmidt, “Starr Brings Third Indictment Against Hubbell,” Washington Post, November 14, 1998; p. A1.
37. “Why we ran the Henry Hyde story,” Salon.com, September 16, 1998.
38. Jonathan D. Salant, “Hillary Clinton Fundraisers Indicted for Reimbursing Campaign Contributions,” Bloomberg, February 17, 2011.
39. Patricia Towle, “Linda Tripp Plastic Surgery Miracle,” National Enquirer, December 1999, p. 9.
40. David Johnston, “Jurors in Maryland Indict Linda Tripp in Lewinsky Tapes,” New York Times, July 31, 1999.
41. LindaTripp.com*
42. “Obama: I will be the Democratic nominee,” CNN Politics, June 3, 2008.
43. Jack Cafferty, “Should Hillary Clinton challenge Obama in 2012?” CNN, January 28, 2010.
44. Dick Morris on New Clinton Books, Hannity & Colmes, Fox News, June 4, 2007.
45. Joshua Green, “The Front-Runner’s Fall,” The Atlantic.com, September 2008.
46. Rick Lyman, “The Rise, the Fall, and Now a New Day,” New York Times. July 8, 2003. Author’s note: After prison McNall published, Fun While It Lasted: My Rise and Fall in the Land of Fame and Fortune, (Hyperion, 2003).
47. “Democrats Pushed for Tripp Wiretap Probe, Lawyers Say,” Associated Press, July 10, 1998.
48. Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, (Vintage, October 23, 1989), p. 117.
49. Peter Slevin, “For Clinton and Obama, a Common Ideological Touchstone,” Washington Post, March 25, 2007.
50. Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, (Vintage, October 23, 1989), p. 128.
51. “Obama on small-town Pa.: Clinging to religion, guns, xenophobia,” Politico, April 11, 2008.
52. Department of Homeland Security: Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment. 2009.


53. Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, (Vintage, October 23, 1989), p. 144.
54. Jonathan Allen and John Bresnahan, “Sources, Joe Biden likened tea parties to terrorists,” Politico, August 2, 2011.
55. Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, (Vintage, October 23, 1989), p. 10.

Chapter 3: Bump in the Road
56. Patricia Towle, “Linda Tripp Plastic Surgery Miracle,” National Enquirer, December 1999, p. 9.
57. Dr. Geoffrey Keyes discusses Linda Tripp’s Plastic Surgery with Charles Gibson, ABC News, Good Morning America, January 24, 2000. Also see: Barbara Walters and Cynthia McFadden, “More Than Skin Deep Criticism Compels Women to Have Plastic Surgery,” ABC News 20/20, January 28, 2000. Also see: Dr. Keyes and Jack Klugman, Fox News Live, Fox News, February 24, 2000. Also see: Anne-Marie O’Neill, John Hannah, Alexandra Hardy, Joanna Blonska, and Elizabeth McNeil, “Change of Face,” People Magazine, January 17, 2000, p. 124-126. David Letterman, CBS David Letterman Show.
58. “Al Qaeda Associated Charged in Attack on USS Cole Attempted Attack on Another U.S. Naval Vessel,” Department of Justice Press Release, May 15, 2003.
59. “Oct. 12, 2000: USS Cole Attacked in Yemen,” ABC, World News.

Chapter 4: Honor and Privilege
60. Katharine Q. Seelye, “Barack Obama, asked about drug history, admits he inhaled,” New York Times, October 24, 2006. Also see: “Putting on Ayers,” Snopes.com. Last update: December 6, 2008. Also see: Rick Moran, “It’s Getting Crowded Under Obama’s Bus,” American Thinker, June 12, 2008.

“1. Samantha Power, foreign policy advisor, who ended up being just a little bit too frank about some of Obama’s less than mainstream plans for Israel and other places if the candidate were to win office. 2. Austn Goolsbee, economic advisor, who whispered to the Canadian government sweet nothings about his boss’s NAFTA switcheroo in Ohio—Obama running around the state, breathing fire about the evils of NAFTA and how he would renegotiate the treaty while Goolsbee was telling the Canadians that the candidate was just politicking and had no intention of touching the treaty. 3. Reverend Jeremiah Wright, friend and spiritual advisor for whom the candidate bravely stood up—at first—until Wright’s performance at the National Press Club caused the candidate to open the door himself and push the old man under the wheels. 4. Father Michael Pfleger, friend and spiritual advisor, whose spittle-flecked rant at Trinity Church against Hillary, America and white people forced the candidate to leave his boot print on the good father’s rear end as he too was impelled from behind under the Obama Greyhound. 5. William Ayers, terrorist and future Secretary of Education in an Obama Administration. Well, probably not. But Obama’s dismissal of his former boss and friend as “just a neighbor” no doubt hurt the terrorist’s feelings but became necessary when the press started to get curious about what a candidate for president was doing associating with someone who doesn’t regret blowing people to smithereens.”

Also see: Peter Wallsten, “Allies of Palestinians see a friend in Obama,” Los Angeles Times, April 10, 2008.
61. Federal Bureau of Investigations, see background checks.
62. “Use of crack, hallucinogens hung up White House staff,” Associated Press, July 18, 1996.
Also see: Mary Gordon, “Clinton Administration overruled the Secret Service,” Associated Press, July 17, 1996.
63. “Rose Zamaria, a Key Player in the President’s ‘Inner Circle,” Los Angeles Times, October 20, 1992.
64. John Podhoretz, “Beaten and Bushed – Sam Skinner’s ineffective management of White House during George Bush year,” Washington Monthly, October 1993.
65. “It All Began in a Place Called Hope, President Bill Clinton,” White House biography of the President.
66. Michael Crowley, “Is this goodbye?” The Guardian, June 1, 2008.

“In many ways, Barack Obama’s campaign has eerily echoed Bill Clinton’s 1992 candidacy. Bill, too, campaigned on the themes of change and hope. (He was even ‘the Man from Hope.’) Clinton promised to cure a national malaise (in 1992 a recession was under way – prompting the famous Clinton slogan, ‘It’s the economy, stupid’). And like Obama, Bill contrasted his youth and freshness against an entrenched Washington insider: George H.W. Bush, father of the current president. Clinton was elected by a comfortable margin. On his inauguration day, he was just 46 years old – a year younger than Obama is today.”

Also see: “The hope-and-change index,” The Economist, January 19, 2009. Also see: “Obama: I will be the Democratic nominee,” CNN, June 3, 2008.
67. Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, (Vintage, October 23, 1989), p. 12.
68. Chris Bury: “An Interview with James Carville, The Clinton Years,” Interview, PBS Frontline & ABC’s Nightline, June 2000.
69. “Clinton’s Debate Moment,” 1992 Presidential Debate, CSPAN.
70. George Stephanopoulos, All too Human, (Little Brown and Company, 1999).
71. “Bill Clinton’s Draft Letter,” PBS Frontline, Interview hosted by Ted Koppel with then Governor Clinton follows, ABC Nightline Transcript. February 1992.
Also see: “Bill Clinton and Gennifer Flowers – 1999.” Washington Post, (Larry J. Sabato) 1998.
72. “Obama says he didn’t know his aunt’s illegal status,” Associated Press, November 1, 2008.
73. “Clinton Wins Decisive Margin In Voter Poll Across Nation After 12 Years of G.O.P. Rule,” New York Times, November 4, 1992, p. A 1.
74. Andrew H. Card, The Office of Presidential Transition, November 18, 1992.
75. Michael Bardaro, “For Bloomberg, A Round to Remember,” New York Times, September 19, 2010. Also see: Vernon Jordan interview with Katie Courie, The Inauguration of Barack Obama, CBS News. January 2009. Also see: R.W. Apple Jr., “The President Under Fire: The Power Broker; Jordan Trade Stories with Clinton and Offers Counsel,” New York Times, January 25, 1998.


Chapter 5: Co-presidency 76. Joe Eszterhas, American Rhapsody, (Alfred A. Knopf, July 2000).
77. Joe Eszterhas, American Rhapsody, (Alfred A. Knopf, July 2000), p. 117.
78. “Defense Department settles with Linda Tripp,” Associated Press, January 3, 2003.
79. Eamon Javers, “Robert Rubin returns,” Politico, April 8, 2011.
80. “Clinton touts commander-in-chief credentials,” CNN, April 25, 2008.
81. Linda Tripp, Larry King Live, CNN, February 16, 1999.
82. Sally Bedell Smith, “Why Hillary Clinton let husband Bill seduce any woman in sight,” Extracted from For Love of Politics: Bill and Hillary Clinton: The White House Years, 2008.
83. Sally Bedell Smith, “Why Hillary Clinton let husband Bill seduce any woman in sight,” Extracted from For Love of Politics: Bill and Hillary Clinton: The White House Years, 2008.
84. “Governor Bill Clinton’s Interview with Steve Kroft,” Transcript: CBS’s 60 Minutes, January 26, 1992.
85. Eric Pooley, “Kiss But Don’t Tell,” Time Magazine, June 24, 2001.
86. Dan Glaister, “The Pellicano Files,” The Guardian, April 19, 2006.
87. John Podesta, Bio, Center for American Progress. Also see: Ben Smith, “John Podesta to step down as Center for American Progress president,” Politico, October 24, 2011.
88. David Paul Kuhn, “Vacation Politics, “Kerry Hits the Slopes; Bush Prefers His Texas Ranch,’” CBS News, March 18, 2004. Also see: Byron York, “The Facts About Clinton and Terrorism,” National Review, September 11, 2006.
89. Ann Devroy, “Clinton Fires White House Worker Bees,” Washington Post, February 7, 1993, p. A 19. “White House communications director George Stephanopoulos said the president, in trying to reduce the size and cost of the White House staff, could not exempt anyone, even longtime career workers. He said [Clinton] “is committed” to reducing the staff not just on paper but in reality. Asked why Clinton chose the lower-paid, unprotected career workers for his first layoffs, Stephanopoulos said everyone who works in the White House would be affected by the belt-tightening.”
90. Donald Devine, “Why President Clinton’s Reinvention of Government is Not Working,” Heritage, Foundation, December 28, 1993.
91. Robert W. Ray, Independent Counsel, Final Report of the Independent Counsel (In Re: Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Associations) of Matters Related to the White House Travel office.See: A: Watkins Statements Regarding Mrs. Clinton’s Involvement in the Travel office firings. Watkins, GJ 2/28/95 at 51-53. Also see Watkins Int. 6/13/00 at 3 (describing Mrs. Clinton’s discussion—as communicated to Watkins—with former Lady Rosalyn Carter about “getting their own people on board”). p. 23
Hillary denies using profanity and cursing, however, Linda is not the only person who has heard it. See: (i) “Where is the G-damn f–king flag? I want the G-damn f–king flag up every f–king morning at f–king sunrise.”
Ronald Kessler, Inside The White House, p. 244 – Hillary to the staff at the Arkansas Governor’s mansion on Labor Day, 1991) (ii)”You sold out, you mother f–ker! You sold out!”
Joseph Califano, Inside: A Public and Private Life, (PublicAffairs, Perseus Books Group, 2004), p. 213 – Hillary yelling at Democrat lawyer. (iii)”F–k off! It’s enough that I have to see you s–t-kickers every day, I’m not going to talk to you too!! Just do your G-d d—n job and keep your mouth shut.”
Christopher Anderson, American Evita: Clinton’s Path to Power, (Harper Collins, 2004,) p. 90 – Hillary to her State Trooper bodyguards after one of them greeted her with “Good morning.”(iv)”If you want to remain on this detail, get your f–king a– over here and grab those bags!”
Joyce Milton, The First Partner: Hillary Rodham Clinton, (William Morrow, 1999), p. 259 – Hillary to a Secret Service Agent who was reluctant to carry her luggage because he wanted to keep his hands free in case of an incident.) (v)“Get f–ked! Get the f–k out of my way!!! Get out of my face!!!”
Carl Limbacher, Hillary’s Scheme: Inside the Next Clinton’s Ruthless Agenda to Take the White House,” p. 89 – Hillary’s various comments to her Secret Service detail agents.)
(vi) “Stay the f–k back, stay the f–k away from me! Don’t come within ten yards of me, or else! Just f–king do as I say, Okay!!!?” Gary Aldrich, Unlimited Access: A FBI Agent Inside the Clinton White House, (Regnery Publishing), p.139 – Hillary screaming at her Secret Service detail.)
93. Michael Waldaman, Chief White House speech writer from 1995-1999, “The Clinton Years,” PBS Frontline & ABC Nightline Interview with Chris Bury, September 2000.
94. Sally Bedell Smith, “Why Hillary Clinton let husband Bill seduce any woman in sight,” Extracted from For Love of Politics: Bill and Hillary Clinton: The White House Years, 2008.
95. “President Bill Clinton’s Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union,” February 17, 1993.
96. Stephen Dian, “Memo outlines backdoor ‘amnesty’ plan,” Washington Times, July 29, 2010. Also see: Stephen Dinan, “House chairman, Obama uncle’s got ‘backdoor amnesty,” Washington Times, September 9, 2011.
97. Chris Bury, “Interview with David Gergen, The Clinton Years,” ABC Nightline/PBS Frontline, June 2000.
98. “1993: World Trade Center bomb terrorizes New York,” BBC News, February 26, 1993.

Chapter 6: Legal Eagles99. Linda Tripp, Larry King Live, CNN, February 16, 1999.
100. Linda Tripp, Larry King Live, CNN, February 16, 1999.
101. Bernie Nussbaum, Mark Curriden, ABA Journal, March 2, 2009.
102. Ruth Marcus (Mike Isikoff staff writer contributed), “Clinton Nominates Reno at Justice,” Washington Post, February 12, 1993, p.A01. “In December, Clinton nominated corporate lawyer Zoe E. Baird, who was forced to withdraw because she had violated immigration and tax laws in hiring illegal immigrants. He was poised to name federal judge Kimba M. Wood before she withdrew last week after the disclosure that she had also employed an illegal immigrant to care for her child.” Also see: “Nominees, problems with hired help,” Associated Press, January 9, 2001.
103. Scott Whitlock, “Media Ignore Politicized Clinton Justice Department,” Media Research Center. “ABC Frets Over Dismissal of 8 U.S. Attorneys; Ignored Clinton’s Firing of 93 Attorneys,” NewsBusters, March 13, 2007. “According to a Washington Post article by Dan Balz that ran on March 26 of that year, there was nothing unusual about the dismissals: Presidential spokesman George Stephanopoulos said it was not unusual for a president to ask for such resignations, although Republicans said presidents in the past have not asked for mass resignations, replacing them over a period of time as replacements were found. Stephanopoulos said only those U.S. attorneys who are in the middle of trials will be allowed to continue working and said an interim appointee could capably pick up [U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia Jay B.] Stephens’s investigation of the House Post Office scandal, with no serious disruption or political interference.”
104. Robert W. Ray, Independent Counsel, Final Report of the Independent Counsel In Re: Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Association, January 5, 2001 See: The Clintons, the McDougals, and the Whitewater Development Company. p. 1.
105. Michael Haddigan, “Susan McDougal Gets 2 Years for Fraud Tied to Whitewater,” Washington Post, August 21, 1996, p. A14.
106. Brian Ross and Rhonda Schwartz, “The Rezko Connection: Obama’s Achilles Heel?” ABC News, January 10, 2008.
107. “Obama Political Fundraiser Tony Rezko Found Guilty on 16 Counts in Corruption Trial,” Associated Press, June 5, 2008.
108. George Stephanpoulos, All too Human, (Little Brown and Company, 1999), p. 231-232.
109. “Whitewater Special Report, Timeline,” Washington Post, September 1993.
110. William Safire, “Essay; Vincent Foster’s “Can of Worms,” New York Times, July 24, 1995.
111. Karen Ball, “Notes Show Foster Feared Whitewater,” Daily News, July 15, 1995. Also see: The Washington Times article July 15, 1995.
112. Joseph Murtha bio, Irwin Green & Dexter, LLP. Note: Currently Murtha works at the law firm Miller Murtha & Psoras L.L.C.
113. Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan, “Liberals launch anti-Darrell Issa crusade,” Politico, February 15, 2011.

Chapter 7: Tow-the-Line

Robert W. Ray, Independent Counsel, Final Report of the Independent Counsel (In Re: Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Associations) of Matters Related to the White House Travel office.

114. Robert L. Jackson, “Former White House Travel Chief Faces Theft Charges: Probe: Billy R. Dale is accused of embezzling more than $68,000. Associates say he is the victim of a witch hunt.” Los Angeles Times, December 8, 1994.
115. David Johnston, Lawyer Sees Travel Office Indictment, New York Times, December 5, 1994.
116. Hillary Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner Trade paperback edition, 2004), p. 172.
117. Former Director of White House Travel Office Indicted, DOJ Press Release, Wednesday, December 7, 1994.
118. Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, (Vintage, October 23, 1989), p. 26.
119. Toni Lacy, “For White House Travel Office, A Two-Year Trip of Trouble,” Washington Post, February 27, 1995; p. A04.
120. Harry Thomason, “More on the White House Travel Snafu,’ Larry King Live, CNN, May 25, 1993.

Mr. Thomason: “This was somebody in the travel office. And so he called me, disturbed, and he called the other companies and said, ‘I don’t guess it’s possible to do business with the White House. There seems to be no way for any outside companies to bid.’ And so what I did, I basically became a whistle-blower. I told the White House about what I thought was an outrageous practice going on where an office in the U.S. government would not talk to people, talk to businesses about doing business with them – and not that they would do business with them, I mean just to talk to them and consider them. And I found that rather outrageous. So I thought I was being a good citizen, and I told people at the White House.”

121. Michael McMenamin, James Oliphant, “All the president’s fault—US First Lady Hillary’s Clinton’s dismissal of public employees,” Reason, April 1996.
122. Toni Locy, “For White House Travel office, a Two-Year Trip of Trouble,” Washington Post, February 27, 1995, p. A04.
123. Clinton Chief of Staff Mack McLarty praises Barack Obama, Arkansas rally, October 25, 2008.
124. Hillary Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner Trade paperback edition, 2004), p. 173.
125. Travel office Summary: Jurisdictional Grant to the Independent Counsel: Inclusive, See: p. 4-5: Thursday, May 13, 1993. 99
a. Jeff Eller and Harry Thomason Advocated Firing the Travel Office Staff Due to Public Relations Concerns. 100
b. After the FBI Understood From Kennedy that the “Highest Levels” within the White House were Involved, The FBI Began an Investigation. 104
i. Kennedy Met With the FBI on the Morning of May 13. 106
ii. During the Afternoon of May 13, Kennedy and Foster Met With the FBI Who Interviewed Cornelius. 108
iii. Foster Decided to Proceed With an Audit Before the FBI Criminal Investigation, for Which the FBI Found “Predication.” 110
c. McLarty and Foster Discussed the Travel Office With the First Lady and Discussed the First Lady’s Concerns With Other Senior Staff. 113
i. Chief of Staff McLarty Briefed Mrs. Clinton. 113
ii. Vince Foster Met Twice With Mrs. Clinton. 117
iii. McLarty, Watkins, Thomasson, and Foster Discussed Mrs. Clinton’s Concerns. 119
d. Watkins Retained Auditors and His Staff Prepared For the Travel Office Review. 123
e. Summary of Allegations Made Relating to the Conduct of the Travel Office. 125
4. Friday, May 14, 1993. 130
a. Peat Marwick Began its Travel Office Review. 130
b. Eller Demanded a Meeting With McLarty. 135
c. Mrs. Clinton and David Watkins Had Their Single Substantiated Pre-Firing Conversation Which Occurred by Telephone. 135
i. Watkins’s Description of His Phone Conversation With Mrs. Clinton. 137
a) Watkins’s Description of His Conversation With Samuel L. Bowman. 137
b) Watkins’s Handwritten Notes of May 31, 1993. 138
c) Watkins’s Handwritten Notes of June 2, 1993. 138
d) FBI Interview of Watkins on August 8, 1993. 138
e) Statements Related to or Contained in the Watkins Memorandum. 139
PDF: 255.g.akamaitech.net/7/255/2422/13may20041504/icreport.access.gpo.gov/watkins/toc.pdf
126. Harry Thomason, “More on the White House Travel Snafu,” CNN’s Larry King Live, May 25, 1993. See above.
127. David Johnston, “Memo Places Hillary Clinton At Core of Travel Office Case,” New York Times, January 5, 1996.
128. “McLarty Says He Felt ‘Pressure’ From First Lady on Travel Office,’” Los Angeles Times, August 6, 1996.
129. Michael McMenamin, James Oliphant. “All the president’s fault—US First Lady Hillary’s Clinton’s dismissal of public employees,” Reason, April 1996.
130. Dee Dee Myers, White House Press Briefing, May 20, 1993.

“Ms. Myers: The FBI interviewed the accountants over the weekend, and so they have some preliminary knowledge. Based on that, the decision was made that it was prudent to go forward with an investigation. Peat Marwick did a review of the finances of the travel office. There’s a draft report based on that review, which is now being looked at by the White House counsel. As soon as that has been reviewed and is final, it will be forwarded to the FBI and they will begin an investigation. Q: We were told yesterday that it was not certain that the FBI would investigate, but it was reported this morning that they were investigating…”

131. Toni Locy, “For White House Travel office, a Two-Year Trip of Trouble,” Washington Post, February 27, 1995, p. A04.
132. George Stephanopoulos, All too Human, (Little Brown and Company, 1999), p. 64.
133. Peter Slevin, “For Clinton and Obama, a Common Ideological Touchstone,” Washington Post, March 25, 2007.
Also see, Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, (Vintage, October 23, 1989), p. 58.
134. “Clinton campaign kills negative story,” Ben Smith, Politico, September 24, 2007.
135. Phil Bronstein, “Update: Obama Administration punishes reporter for using multimedia, then claims they didn’t,” San Francisco Chronicle, April 28, 2011.
136. Hillary Chabot, “White House shuts out Herald scribe,” Boston Herald, May 18, 2011. Also see: Salena Zito. “Dangerous Precedent for Press,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 30, 2011. Also see: “ABC Reporter: White House Official “Screamed’ & ‘Cussed’ at me for coverage of “Fast and Furious,” The Blaze, October 4, 2011.
137. President Bill Clinton [at news conference earlier today], More on the White House Travel Snafu, Larry King Live, CNN, May 25, 1993.
138. Robert W. Ray, Independent Counsel, Final Report of the Independent Counsel (In Re: Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Associations) of Matters Related to the White House Travel office, See: B. Mrs. Clinton’s Regarding her Involvement in the Travel Office Firings.
See: GJ 95-2 Exh. 8 at 5, 7-13. This answer was prefaced by a two-page explanation of how busy Mrs. Clinton was during the relevant period and the fact that her father passed away in early April 1993.
139. Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, (Vintage, October 23, 1989), p. 36.
140. David Johnston, “Memo Places Hillary Clinton At Core of Travel Office Case,” New York Times, January 5, 1996.
141. Robert W. Ray, Independent Counsel, Final Report of the Independent Counsel (In Re: Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Associations) of Matters Related to the White House Travel office, See Conclusion.
142. “Travel Office Legal Fees Total $500,000,” Los Angeles Times, February 16, 1997.

“The Treasury Department has paid about $500,000 in legal fees for seven former White House travel office employees who were fired four years ago. The biggest chunk of the money, $410,607, went to attorneys for Billy R. Dale, the former travel office director who was acquitted of embezzlement charges. Dale was the only travel office employee who faced legal charges; five of the workers were later rehired in other government jobs. ‘We hope this concludes the long ordeal that the federal government chose to put Billy Dale through,’ his attorney, Steven Tabackman said.”

143. The Washington Times, October 19, 2000.
144. Author’s note: Hillary Clinton used the same phrase Linda cited her White House attorney used. See: “Starr’s fishing expedition.” See, Hillary Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner Trade paperback edition, 2004), p. 349.
145. President Bill Clinton, Starr Report: June 1998, p. 531 & p. 532.
146. George Stephanpoulos, All too Human, (Little Brown and Company, 1999), p. 250.
147. Robert W. Ray, Independent Counsel, Final Report of the Independent Counsel (In Re: Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Associations) of Matters Related to the White House Travel office, See C: Lack of Cooperation by Witnesses, p. 12.

“Witnesses’ lack of cooperation took several forms. …The White House Counsel’s Office asserted that an attorney-client privilege existed … White House…[ordered] private attorneys to instruct their White House staff clients not to answer questions based on the White House’s claim of attorney-client privilege … White House officials failed to search for and provide relevant documents … in response to Grand Jury subpoenas … witnesses’ responses and document productions were coordinated by the White House Counsel’s Office and the witnesses’ private attorneys.”

148. Peter Baker and Susan Schmidt, “Lewinsky Gets Immunity for Her Testimony,” Washington Post, July 29, 1998. p. A01.

“A White House official said Kendall is seeking to put off Clinton’s testimony to force Starr to delay any report on potentially impeachable offenses until after the fall elections and a new Congress convenes in January, and so Clinton will get a chance to learn what Lewinsky says in her testimony. Lawyers for many of the witnesses in Starr’s six-month grand jury investigation have participated in a White House joint defense agreement under which they share information. While Lewinsky is not part of the joint defense agreement, information at times has flowed easily in back channels from her lawyers to the Clinton team.”

149. Linda Tripp, Starr Report, Starr Referral, Supplemental Materials, Part III, September 28, 1998, See July 28, 1998 p. 60.
150. Paul W. Valentine, “Maryland Jury to Probe Tripp’s taping,” Washington Post, July 8, 1998, p. A14.
151. Linda Tripp, Starr Referral, Supplemental Materials, Part III, September 28, 1998, p. 4237-4237, See July 16, 98, p. 20-21.
152. “Clinton Rejects Idea of Paying Legal Fees of Fired Travel Office Staff,” Los Angeles Times, August 2, 1996.
153. Linda Tripp, Starr Report, Part III, p. 4277, July 28, 1998, p. 49.

Chapter 8: The Death of Vince Foster

Whitewater: Foster Report (This is the full text of the report on the 1993 death of White House counsel Vincent W. Foster, Jr., compiled by Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth Starr via Washington Post. This file does not contain the report’s footnotes or appendix.)

154. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition, 2001.
155. The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (Indexed Hardcover, Authorized Edition), (Barnes and Nobles, 2004). Chapter 2; p.72.
156. George Stephanopoulos, All too Human, (Little Brown and Company, 1999), p. 187.
157. Linda Tripp, Starr Report, Part III, p. 4276. See July 28, 1998, p. 47.
158. Bill Clinton, My Life, (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004), p. 530.
159. Hillary Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner trade paperback edition 2004), p. 79.
160. Linda Tripp, Press Conference. Court House steps, July 1998.
161. Bill Clinton, Larry King Live, CNN, July 20, 1993. Also see: Bill Clinton, My Life, (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004), p. 530.
162. “What’s the Rush? Review & Outlook,” Wall Street Journal, July 20, 1993.
163. Chris Ruddy, “Ex-Chief: Politics Kept FBI Off Foster Case,” New York Post, February 3, 1994.
164.
White House Press Office, July 20, 1993.
165. Bill Clinton, My Life, (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004), p. 530.
166. Bill Clinton, White House Press Release (Remarks by the President), July 20, 1993.
167. Remarks by the President in Nomination of Judge Louis Freeh as Director of the FBI, White House Press Release, July 20, 1993.
168. “FBI Memo Cites Fund Probe Pressure,” Associated Press, May 18, 2000.
169. Louis Freeh, “Ex-FBI Chief On Clinton’s Scandals,” CBS 60 Minutes, Oct. 6, 2005.
170. White House Press Briefing, July 21, 1993.
171. White House Press Briefing, July 21, 1993.
172. Kenneth W. Starr, Independent Counsel, Report on the Death of Vincent W. Foster, October 10, 1997. p. 72 [209] Rolla OIC 2/9/95, at 27. Investigator Braun 302. 2/7/95, at 8.
173. Kenneth W. Starr, Independent Counsel, Report on the Death of Vincent W. Foster, October 10, 1997, p. 72 [208] USPP Evidence /Property Control Receipt (Rolla) at 1-2.
174. Kenneth W. Starr, Independent Counsel, Report on the Death of Vincent W. Foster, October 10, 1997, p.72 [210] OIC Doc. No. DC-210-2620.
175. Kenneth W. Starr, Independent Counsel, Report on the Death of Vincent W. Foster, October 10, 1997, p.93.
176. “Progress of the investigation into Whitewater Development Corporation and Related Matters and Recommendations for Future Funding Report.” Senate Whitewater Committee, 104-204, p.11.
177. Jonathan Strong, “President Obama snubs Issa on first major document deadline,” Daily Caller, February 1, 2011.
178. Robert B. Fiske, Jr., Special Prosecutor, Fiske Report, June 30, 1994, p. 31.
179. Hillary Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner trade paperback edition 2004), p. 175.

Chapter 9: The Foster Investigations


Whitewater: Foster Report (This is the full text of the report on the 1993 death of White House counsel Vincent W. Foster, Jr., compiled by Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth Starr via Washington Post. This file does not contain the report’s footnotes or appendix.)


180. Hillary Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner trade paperback edition 2004), p. 163.
181. Bill Clinton, White House Press Briefing, July 21, 1993.
182. Hillary Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner trade paperback edition 2004), p. 219.
183. Hillary Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner trade paperback edition 2004), p. 297.
184. White House Press Briefing, July 22, 1993.
185. White House Press Briefing, July 22, 1993.


186. Michael Isikoff, “Park Police to Conduct Inquiry ‘Routine’ Probe Set on Foster’s Death,” Washington Post, July 27, 1993.
187. Kenneth W. Starr, Independent Counsel, Report on the Death of Vincent W. Foster, October 10, 1997 p. 7 [11] Summary Report by William F. Clinger (Aug. 12, 1994) at 6.
188. Kenneth W. Starr, Independent Counsel, Report on the Death of Vincent W. Foster, October 10, 1997, p. 44.
189. Robert B. Fiske, Jr., Special Prosecutor, Fiske Preliminary Report, June 30, 1994, p.33.
190. Kenneth W. Starr, Independent Counsel, Report on the Death of Vincent W. Foster, October 10, 1997, p. 44.
191. Kenneth W. Starr, Independent Counsel, Report on the Death of Vincent W. Foster, October 10, 1997, p. 75 [221] OIC, 2/16/95, at 17.
192. Kenneth W. Starr, Independent Counsel, Report on the Death of Vincent W. Foster, October 10, 1997, p. 14, Lee Report at 485.
193. Kenneth W. Starr, Independent Counsel, Report on the Death of Vincent W. Foster, October 10, 1997, p.71 [206] .
194. Robert B. Fiske, Jr., Special Prosecutor, Fiske Report, June 30, 1994, p. 48.
195. Starr Referral, Supplemental Materials, Part III, p. 4276.
196. Bill Clinton, My Life, (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004), p. 606.
197. Bill Clinton, My Life, (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004), p. 640.
198. Hillary Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner trade paperback edition 2004), p. 244.
199. Hillary Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner trade paperback edition 2004), p. 439.
200. Final Report of Special Committee to Investigate Whitewater, January 22, 1996, p. 97-98.
201. Bill Clinton, White House Press Briefing, July 21, 1993, 12:50 pm.
202. Chief of Staff Mack McLarty, White House Press Briefing,July 21, 1993.
203. Dee Dee Myers, White House Press Briefing, July 22, 1993.
204. George Stephanopoulos, All too Human,
(Little Brown and Company, 1999) p. 185.
205. Kenneth W. Starr, Independent Counsel, Report on the Death of Vincent W. Foster, October 10, 1997, p. 4.
206. Hillary Clinton, NBC’s Today Show, January 27, 1998.
207. Al Kamen, “Clinton-era Filegate appears to have closed, 14 years on,” Washington Post, March 10, 2010. 208. Bill Clinton, White House Press Conference with President Robinson of the Republic Ireland, June 13, 1996.
209. Bernie Nussbaum, 302, 6/8/95 at 6, Kenneth W. Starr, Independent Counsel, Report on the Death of Vincent W. Foster, p. 108. “Suddenly her boss Nussbaum recalled, “Foster’s work effort decreased noticeably.” Also see, Kenneth W. Starr, Independent Counsel, Report on the Death of Vincent W. Foster, October 10, 1997, p.108. See: how others abruptly remembered, that he “had seemed distressed.”
210. Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, (Vintage, October 23, 1989), p. 30, 34.
211. Special Committee to Investigate Whitewater, January 22, 1996, p. 4.
212. Special Committee to Investigate Whitewater, January 22, 1996 p. 4, (Heymann, 8/2/95 Hrg. P.53).
213. Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, (Vintage, October 23, 1989), p. 30, 34.
214. Linda Tripp, Starr Report, Part III, p. 4276. See July 28, 1998, at p. 47.
215. Margaret Carlson, Time Magazine interview, 1993.
216. First Amendment –Religion and Expression, United States Constitution.
217. Edward Zehr, “The anatomy of a cover-up: Ruddy’s new book explains the Foster fiasco,” The Washington Weekly, September 29, 1997 via Newsmax.com. CBS’s 60 Minutes would do an attack piece on the author.
218. Hillary Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner trade paperback edition 2004), p. 297.



Chapter 10: Nothing Here, Move Along …


Watch CSPAN: Whitewater Investigation, Part 1-3. November 29, 1995.
WatchCSPAN: Senate Committee Special Whitewater, December 6, 1995.
Watch CSPAN: Senate Committee Special Whitewater, January 30, 1996.
Final Report of the Independent Counsel In Re: Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Association, Robert W. Ray, Independent Counsel, January 5, 2001.

219. Special Report: Whitewater Timeline, Washington Post, October 1993.
220. Special Report: Whitewater Timeline, Washington Post, September 1993.
221. Robert W. Ray, Independent Counsel, Final Report of the Independent Counsel In Re: Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Association, January 5, 2001, see: The Clintons, the McDougals, and the Whitewater Development Company. p. 1. Also see: Zachary A. Goldfarb, “Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac losing political support as U.S. reshapes housing finance system,” Washington Post, August 7, 2010.
222. Robert W. Ray, Independent Counsel, Final Report of the Independent Counsel In Re: Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Association, January 5, 2001. See: Volume III – Washington D.C. Investigation Part E: The Discovery and Removal of Documents from Vincent W. Foster’s Jr. Office. p. 148, See H. Clinton 4/22/95 Depo. At 10-11. H. Clinton 4/25/98 Depo. At 50-51.
223. Hillary Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner trade paperback edition 2004), p. 214.
224. Ben Smith, “Hillary’s Hammer Returns,” Politico, April 8, 2007.
225. Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, (Vintage, October 23), 1989 p. 129.
226. Sam Smith, “White House Beefs Up Online Rapid Response,” Huffingtonpost.com, May 23, 2011. Also see: Devin Swyer, “Obama ‘Attack Watch’ Website to Help Supporters ‘Fight Back,’ ABC News, September 13, 2011. 227. Whitewater Special Report, Timeline, Washington Post.
228. Sally Bedell Smith, “Why Hillary Clinton let husband Bill seduce any woman in sight,” Extracted from For Love of Politics: Bill and Hillary Clinton: The White House Years,, 2008.
229. George Stephanopoulos, All too Human, (Little Brown and Company, 1999), p. 226.
230. Interview with Dee Dee Myers, Press Secretary, ABC’s Nightline and PBS’s Frontline, December 2000.
231. Bio: Bruce R. Lindsey. Clinton Foundation.
232. John M. Broder and David Lauter, “Clinton Calls for Special Counsel to Probe Land Deal: Presidency: Aides say request for Reno to name investigator is designed to end ‘barrage of innuendo’ that may threaten agenda. First Family denies wrongdoing.” Los Angeles Times, January 13, 1994.
233. Whitewater Special Report, Timeline, Washington Post, September 1993. 234. Stephen Labaton, “Whitewater Panel Delves Into Long-Sought Billing Records,” New York Times, February 1996.
235. Bill Clinton, My Life, (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004), p. 587.
236. Bill Clinton, My Life, (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004), p.584.
237. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Living History, (First Scribner trade paperback edition 2003), p. 195.
238. Robert W. Ray, Independent Counsel, Final Report of the Independent Counsel In Re: Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Associations, January 5, 2001. See: Volume III – Washington, D.C. Investigation, Appendix 3: White House’s Non-Compliance with Subpoena Requests for Electronically Maintained Documents. Introduction, p i.
239. Robert W. Ray, Independent Counsel,
Final Report of the Independent Counsel In Re: Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Association, January 5, 2001. See Volume II- Arkansas Investigation, Volume II, Part B, Chapter 3: Mrs. Clinton’s Madison Guaranty Representation, p. 495.
Also see: Jerry Seper, “Once-secret memos question Clinton’s honesty,” Washington Times, May 8, 2008. Also see: Jerry Seper, “Clinton records vanished after warning of ‘very serious problems,” Washington Times, May 12, 2008. 240. Linda Tripp, Larry King Live, CNN, February 16, 1999.
241. J.P Freire, “DOJ Voting Rights attorney resigns over Black Panther stonewalling,” Washington Examiner, May 17, 2010.

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