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Senate Whitewater Investigations
Campaign Finance Reform
Impeachment & Acquittal
An American politics controversy that began with the real estate investments of Bill & Hillary Clinton, & their associates, in the Whitewater Development Corporation, a failed business venture in the 1970s & 1980s.
Bill Clinton's successor as Arkansas Governor, Jim Guy Tucker, was also convicted and served time in prison for his role in the fraud. The Clintons themselves were never prosecuted , as three separate inquiries found insufficient evidence linking them with the criminal conduct of others related to the land deal.
Chaos outside the Washington Hilton Hotel after the assassination attempt on President Reagan. James Brady & Thomas Delahanty lie wounded on the ground.
The Federal Assault Weapons Ban (AWB) was a subtitle of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, a federal law which included a prohibition on the sale to civilians of certain semi-automatic firearms. Prior to the law's enactment, there was no legal definition of "assault weapons" in the U.S. The ten-year ban was passed and signed by Clinton on 9/13/1994. The ban only applied to weapons manufactured after the date of the ban's enactment. The AWB expired 9/13/2004, as part of the law's sunset provision.
When new evidence was discovered, Clinton changed tactics and admitted that an improper relationship with Lewinsky had taken place. , he apologized to the nation, agreed to pay a $25,000 court fine, settled his sexual harassment lawsuit with Paula Jones for $850,000 and was disbarred for five years. He was not tried for perjury in a court. He did admit to "testifying falsely" as part of a deal to avoid indictment for perjury.