42nd President of the United States (1946-)

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Absolutely not, it's an acknowledgement that we're going to come as close as we can during her presidential campaign to following the rules we followed when she became secretary of state.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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America's always had to lobby for American-made airplanes, i don't think they (donated) to make the government like them better. We do like them better. All Americans are grateful that there are American jobs and businesses around the world.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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Americans have fought back from tough economic times, but the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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Do I agree with everything, no I don't, and I will be laying out of policies that I think build on what the President has done and what my husband has done.

Bill Clinton

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21 days ago

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Everyday Americans need a champion and I want to be that champion.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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First of all, Hillary has to win the nomination. If she wins the nomination, then she has to win the election, if she wins the election, the chances are 100 percent I move back ... If I'm asked.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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First of all, Hillary has to win the nomination. If she wins the nomination, then she has to win the election, if she wins the election, the chances are 100 percent I'll move back ... if I'm asked.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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First, I would have to assess what she wants me to do, and second, we might have to change the [foundation] rules again. But we haven't talked about that yet, and I don't think we should. You can't.

Bill Clinton

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3 months ago

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For 20 years you have honored the memories of your loved ones, you have inspired us with the power of your renewal. You have reminded us that we should all live by the Oklahoma standard.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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From time to time, as a private citizen and friend, I provided Secretary Clinton with material on a variety of topics that I thought she might find interesting or helpful, the reports I sent her came from sources I considered reliable. I have informed the House Select Committee on Benghazi that I will cooperate with its inquiry and look forward to answering the committee's questions.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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He came from privilege, but he understood the aspirations of farmers and factory workers and forgotten Americans, his was an open, American spirit with a fine sense for the possible and a keen appreciation of the art of leadership. He was a master politician and a magnificent commander-in-chief.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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He's been a friend of mine for a long time. He sent me unsolicited emails, which I passed on in some instances, and that's just part of the give-and-take, when you're in the public eye, when you're in an official position, I think you do have to work to make sure you're not caught in a bubble and you only hear from a certain small group of people.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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Hillary, isn't it crazy that phones can take videos now? I mean if they could have done that in the '90s, I'd be in jail.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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I believe that you take whatever happens to you in a negotiation and you try to leverage it, in this case, I believe that one of the ways the president could get fast-track authority is to deal with the legitimate concerns of those Democrats who are potential 'yes' voters, to see what within the negotiation — or what's even in the existing framework agreement that is being drafted — could be modified or changed.

Bill Clinton

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21 days ago

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I believe we have made a decision now that will permit us to create an economic order in the world that will promote more growth, more equality, better preservation of the environment, and a greater possibility of world peace, we are on the verge of a global economic expansion that is sparked by the fact that the United States at this critical moment decided that we would compete, not retreat.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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I don't even know if she is going to run, but if she, sometime next year I think she will make a decision and announce it.

Bill Clinton

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6 months ago

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I don't know in my long life that I ever worked with anybody that has quite the combination of policy knowledge and concern, political skills, of a personal touch with people, and a sense of innate fairness that inspires confidence.

Bill Clinton

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4 months ago

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I don't think there's anything sinister in trying to get wealthy people in countries that are seriously involved in development to spend their money wisely in a way that helps poor people and lifts them up.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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I don't think they (donated) to make the government like them better. We do like them better. All Americans are grateful that there are American jobs and businesses around the world.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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I gotta pay our bills, we do our best to vet them. And I have turned down a lot of them. If I think there's something wrong with it, I don't take it.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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I have held my peace because I thought it was important for the Congress to have a full debate without thrusting presidential politics and candidates into it, but now I think the president and his team could have the chance to drive a harder bargain.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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I have said repeatedly I want those emails out, nobody has a bigger interest in getting them released than I do.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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I predict that at some point during this process, whatever they're debating and whatever the stories are, there will be a move by people who think they can influence the process to settle on the one that's most electable.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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I shouldn't be making news on this.

Bill Clinton

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4 months ago

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I think he doesn't get the credit he deserves for a recovery that is taking hold.

Bill Clinton

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21 days ago

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I think it's a good thing, the UAE gave us money. Do we agree with everything they do? No. But they help us fight ISIS.

Bill Clinton

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4 months ago

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I think that anybody who is still really close to their best friend from grade schools is by definition trustworthy, the people who know, know that.

Bill Clinton

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19 days ago

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I think that the president's team could go to every one of these other parties and say, 'I know you understand the process of fast track. I want to get it, but I'm going to have to make some adjustments in order to get it. But if I get it, then we have to negotiate on the basis of those adjustments,' i think that is really worth trying.

Bill Clinton

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21 days ago

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I'm going to keep talking to my old friends, whoever they are.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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I'm not angry at anybody, i am determined.

Bill Clinton

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21 days ago

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I've done it twice now, santa.

Bill Clinton

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6 days ago

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I've told Hillary that I don't think I'm good [at campaigning] anymore because I'm not mad at anybody, i'm a grandfather, and I got to see my grand daughter last night, and I can't be mad.

Bill Clinton

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3 months ago

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If I did and I thought I knew who'd win, I probably still wouldn't say.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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If she wins the election, the chances are 100 percent I'll move back ... if I'm asked.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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If the Oprah team want to come out here and one of our friends is willing to let us use their house out here this Monday, I would do that.

Bill Clinton

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6 days ago

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It is a good way to remember our veterans and particularly those who gave their lives or were grievously injured, this is a way of demonstrating that they are not forgotten and we are going to continue doing everything we can to make sure we honor their sacrifice and commitment.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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It is not a time for easy answers, for glib answers, or one liners, or applause lines, those are all great, that is part of campaigning, but at the end of the day, we need a president who has both the experience and the understanding to deal with the complexity of the problems we face.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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It may be harder this year than before to figure out who's the most electable candidate.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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It was Mario Cuomo's great gift and our good fortune that he was both a sterling orator and a passionate public servant. His life was a blessing.

Bill Clinton

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6 months ago

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It's an acknowledgment that we're going to come as close as we can during her presidential campaign to following the rules we followed when she became secretary of State.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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It's an issue that I've worked on and cared about my entire life. encyclopedia.

Bill Clinton

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6 months ago

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It's not the big banks that need relief from Washington. It's small banks and small businesses.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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My theory about all this is disclose everything. And then let people make their judgments, i'm going to tell you who gave us money and you can make your own decisions.

Bill Clinton

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4 months ago

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My theory is: disclose everything and let people make their judgments.

Bill Clinton

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4 months ago

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Naloxone is a drug that can make a real difference.

Bill Clinton

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29 days ago

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No president would be a tougher negotiator on behalf of American workers, either with our trade partners or republicans on capitol hill than I would be.

Bill Clinton

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21 days ago

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Nobody even suggested it or talked about it or thought about it until the political season began.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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Nobody has a bigger interest in getting them released than I do.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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Oh no, he has negotiated very hard.

Bill Clinton

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21 days ago

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Oh yeah. I got to pay our bills.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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One of the biggest issues we face is income inequality combined with wage stagnation, they really go hand-in-hand. We don’t have enough good jobs, we don’t have people being placed into those jobs, we don’t have enough social mobility.

Bill Clinton

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3 months ago

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Our drug companies, if they are going to get what they want, they should give more to America.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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She is amazing now and if you met my granddaughter, first thing she would do is take your glasses off, her hands are working.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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She was pretty busy those years, i never saw her study a list of my contributors, and I had no idea who was doing business before the State Department.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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Since I turned it down, I don't need to talk about it.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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So I’m doing my bit now to encourage Hillary Clinton to run.

Bill Clinton

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6 months ago

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The fundamental problem you have anywhere is when people think their lives and the lives of their children don't matter, they they are somehow disposable, just like a paper napkin after a lunch at a restaurant or something, if we want our freedom to be in deed as well as word in America, we have to make people feel that everybody matters again.

Bill Clinton

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6 months ago

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The problem is the way it was written and implemented. We have too wide a net. We have too many people in prison. And we wound up spending - putting so many people in prison that there wasn’t enough money left to educate them, train them for new jobs and increase the chances when they came out that they could live productive lives.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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The UAE [United Arab Emirates] gave us money. Do we agree with everything they do? No. But they are helping us fight ISIS and they built a great university with NYU open to people around the world, do I agree with all the foreign policy of Saudi Arabia? No.

Bill Clinton

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4 months ago

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There has been a very deliberate attempt to take the foundation down, there’s almost no new fact that wasn’t known the first time she ran for president.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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There is always room to maneuver, and I think this is one of those times.

Bill Clinton

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21 days ago

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There is no doubt in my mind that we have never done anything knowingly inappropriate in terms of taking money to influence any kind of American government policy, that just hasn't happened.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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There is no doubt in my mind that we have never done anything knowingly inappropriate in terms of taking money to influence any kind of American government policy.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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There is not any question in Ferguson, whatever the findings of the grand jury, if the law enforcement officer had not gone after the man and felt compelled to shoot him, he would be alive.

Bill Clinton

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6 months ago

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There is something wrong when a third of all black men face the prospect of prison during their lifetimes.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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There is something wrong when the trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve breaks down as far as it has in many of our communities.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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There was no attempt to hide [donations], the guy that filled out the forms made an error. The guy put it on the wrong form … I can’t explain why they didn’t do it—all I can do is fix it.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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There's a lot of them. It looks more like the Kentucky Derby than Belmont, i sympathize with the question of how the primary voters are going to decide who to vote for.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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There's been a very deliberate attempt to take the foundation down. And there's almost no new fact that wasn't known when she ran for president first time.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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There's just no evidence, even the guy that wrote the book apparently had to admit under questioning that we didn't have a shred of evidence for this, we just sort of thought we would throw it out there and see if it flies, and it won't fly.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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There’s never been anything like the Clinton Global Initiative.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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They loved each other very much, they had a bunch of kids, but they had big pockets of estrangement between them and pain, and they rendered enormous service to this country because they stuck with what they had in common.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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They'll all sing in the choir about how bad Hillary was, and it will be difficult for those who thought she was great when she was a secretary of state and went on record saying it.

Bill Clinton

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22 days ago

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This is my life now, this foundation, and I have poured my heart into it for 14 years... It's my life now.

Bill Clinton

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4 months ago

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This parade is about honoring those we've lost. That's what I want to keep focused on and make sure that we pay proper respect to our veterans and especially those who lost their lives.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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This parade's not about that, this parade is about honoring those we've lost. That's what I want to keep focused on and make sure that we pay proper respect to our veterans and especially those who lost their lives.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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We always expected that while Hillary Clinton focused on helping everyday Americans get ahead, the Republicans would focus on attacks rather than ideas, it appears that this book is being used to aid this coordinated attack strategy, twisting previously known facts into absurd conspiracy theories. It will not be the first work of partisan-fueled fiction about the Clintons' record, and we know it will not be the last.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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We had a policy when she was secretary of state that we would only continue accepting money from people who were already giving us money.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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We have been so fortunate. It's funny how perspective changes — I think having a grandchild made a big difference, i urge (Hillary Clinton) to go out there and have a good time, tell the American people what you wanted to do, explain what the challenges are from her point of view and what we should do, and just be grateful. We've had a wonderful life. And I'm grateful.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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We have to get serious and creative about stemming the tide of drug overdoses and dependency.

Bill Clinton

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29 days ago

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We need to build things, too, we have to do our part in making sure we have the capabilities and skills to be competitive.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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We should scrub all of our federal regulations to find responsible ways to make life easier to small businesses, i want to be a small business president.

Bill Clinton

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1 month ago

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When you strip away all of the little things that divide us it is important to remember how tied we are and how much we -- all Americans -- owe Oklahoma City, for 20 years you have honored the memories of your loved ones.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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Will said. Clinton's remarks came during an interview with NBC News in which the former president rejected the suggestion that the Clinton Foundation had violated rules by accepting foreign donations while his wife, Hillary Clinton, was secretary of state. There is no doubt in my mind that we have never done anything knowingly inappropriate in terms of taking money to influence any kind of American government policy.

Bill Clinton

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2 months ago

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You can have every email I've ever sent -- I've never sent one, i don't know what that makes me.

Bill Clinton

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4 months ago

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