Many sex scandals in American history have involved incumbent United States federal elected politiciansas well as persons appointed with the consent of the U. This list is ordered chronologically. There is some emphasis on sex scandals since the mids, because before then the media was less inclined to cover these matters.
The allegations were noted in an excerpt of the book published in Esquireincluding a new interview with Karen Johnson, who said she was touched in an unwanted manner by mr Trump at a New Year's Eve part in the early s. He has also previously denied assaulting anyone or kissing anyone without consent. The latest, from Ms Johnson, was reported just ahead of her suing the president.
Jeffrey Epstein's death in prison from an apparent suicide as he awaited trial on sex trafficking charges came after newly released testimony linked the disgraced financier to several high-profile personalities. Epstein befriended many politicians and celebrities over the years and alleged victim Virginia Giuffre said in the court documents that she was forced to have sex with some of them. From US presidents and senators to a British prince, female socialite and a French modelling agent, AFP takes a look at the famous faces caught up in the Epstein scandal.
Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart withdrawing from the race after the scandal of an affair. The ensuing scandal over his extramarital affair with a woman named Donna Rice ended his candidacy. He did that over and over and over again.
That word has been tossed around a lot since Donald Trump decided to run for president. Whether or not it has been overused, it certainly applies to the volume and scope of the scandals in which he has been embroiled since Presidential malfeasance is not new, but as historian Marc Horger traces, Trump's scandals have wrapped up all the different kinds of disrepute into one tangled web to an extent that is, well, unprecedented.
President Clinton admits to having had a sexual affair with Monica Lewinsky. All rights reserved. This undated photograph showing Monica Lewinsky meeting President Bill Clinton at a White House function was submitted as evidence in documents by the Starr investigation and released by the House Judicary committee on Sept.
Alex Acosta, center, then-nominee for secretary of Labor, talks with Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. President Donald Trump on Tuesday left open the possibility that he might fire Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta over a plea deal he struck last decade with accused child sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein after top congressional Democrats called for his ouster.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with commentator Cokie Roberts, who answers listener questions about the history of presidential sex scandals. The ongoing stories about a relationship between adult film actress Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump are hardly the first allegations of sexual misconduct by a president. John F.
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