President George H.W. Bush. Ch. 32, Section 2, pg. 928. Presidential Election of 1988. Ronald Reagan had already served two terms, so George H.W. Bush (his Vice-President) is the Republican nominee. George H. W. Bush defeats Democrat candidate Michael Dukakis.
Ch. 32, Section 2, pg. 928
****December 25, 1991****
the dictator of Iraq
(Clinton wins as he promises to restore the nation’s economy)
Chapter 32, Section 3, pg. 936
1) perjury – lying under oath
2) obstruction of justice – trying to conceal information during the investigation.
Votes on perjury charge –
55 not guilty
Votes on obstruction of justice charge-
50 not guilty
***President Bill Clinton was never removed from office and was acquitted of all charges.
George W. Bush vs. Al Gore
271 vs. 266 (very close margin)