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Former US Presidents Barack Obama, George W Bush and Bill Clinton

Clinton, Bush and Obama record joint video to wish Biden success

Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 07:12 PM IST
In the video, the three former Presidents of the United States highlighted the importance of listening to people with different opinions.
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Democrat Jimmy Carter, said he was “troubled” by Wednesday’s scenes, which he called a “national tragedy”.(AFP)
Democrat Jimmy Carter, said he was “troubled” by Wednesday’s scenes, which he called a “national tragedy”.(AFP)

‘Banana republic’: Shock, dismay for ex-presidents

By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Washington, Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 04:10 AM IST
George W Bush called out fellow Republicans for fuelling an “insurrection”, likening the situation to a “banana republic”.
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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks before President-elect Joe Biden at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Delaware.(AP)
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks before President-elect Joe Biden at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Delaware.(AP)

Kamala Harris names Tina Flournoy as her chief of staff

By Asian News International | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Washington
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2020 09:21 PM IST
Flournoy will join at least two other women of colour holding senior roles in Harris’ office - Symone Sanders, chief spokesperson for the vice-president-elect, and Ashley Etienne, Harris’ communications director, reported CNN.
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US President-elect Joe Biden delivers a pre-Thanksgiving speech at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware.(REUTERS)
US President-elect Joe Biden delivers a pre-Thanksgiving speech at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware.(REUTERS)

Joe Biden looks to fill out economic team with diverse picks

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Washington
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 06:55 PM IST
Biden, who has placed a premium on diversity in his selection of Cabinet nominees and key advisers, is looking to notch at least a few firsts with his economic team selections.
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Trump is expected to use his clemency power to pardon or commute the sentences of his allies before leaving the office.(AP)
Trump is expected to use his clemency power to pardon or commute the sentences of his allies before leaving the office.(AP)

How Trump compares to other US presidents on pardons and commutations

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 04:53 PM IST
As of November 26, Trump has granted clemency 45 times, including 29 pardons and 16 commutations, which is the lowest of any US president since William McKinley.
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Former president of the United States, Bill Clinton (inset), enjoyed food like Dal Bukhara at ITC Maurya, Delhi
Former president of the United States, Bill Clinton (inset), enjoyed food like Dal Bukhara at ITC Maurya, Delhi

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Palate politics

By Vir Sanghvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 08:15 PM IST
 Not all politicians are foodies, but Prime Ministers often like their food!
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With his wife Jill at his side Democratic US presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden.(Reuters)
With his wife Jill at his side Democratic US presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden.(Reuters)

US election 2020: Democrats officially nominate Joe Biden for president

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washignton
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 07:50 PM IST
Biden waited 32 years to win the nomination after he first sought it in 1987. He had dropped out then even before the primaries over plagiarism allegations. He tried again in 2008 but pulled out after a poor showing in the first of the nominating contests, the Iowa caucus.
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Democrats were trying to show that their party tolerates differences in ways that the Republican Party led by President Donald Trump does not.(REUTERS)
Democrats were trying to show that their party tolerates differences in ways that the Republican Party led by President Donald Trump does not.(REUTERS)

Five key takeaways from night 2 of Democratic convention

By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Washington
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 07:52 AM IST
On the second night of the Democratic National Convention, party leaders tried to blend its past with its future.
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FILE PHOTO - Linda Tripp speaks to reporters outside the U.S. Courthouse in Washington, U.S., in this July 29, 1998 file photo. REUTERS/Mark Wilson/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO - Linda Tripp speaks to reporters outside the U.S. Courthouse in Washington, U.S., in this July 29, 1998 file photo. REUTERS/Mark Wilson/File Photo(REUTERS)

Woman whose secret recordings exposed Clinton-Lewinsky sex scandal dies

By Agence France-Presse | Washington
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 06:28 PM IST
Linda Tripp was a public affairs official of the US Department of Defense when her co-worker Lewinsky, who had served as a White House intern in the mid-1990s, told her she had secretly had sexual encounters with Clinton in the Oval Office.
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Takht jathedar seeks probe into Delhi violence

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2020 11:29 PM IST
He made the statement immediately after his return from Pakistan. The jathedar, along with 12 other Sikhs, had gone to Pakistan to take part in a function to observe the anniversary of the Nankana Sahib massacre on February 21.
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House of Representatives approved articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump , at the White House in Washington, on 19 December.(REUTERS Photo)
House of Representatives approved articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump , at the White House in Washington, on 19 December.(REUTERS Photo)

Trump Senate impeachment trial finds scant precedent in history

By Mike Dorning | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 04:07 PM IST
Unlike Bill Clinton’s impeachment ,Trump is almost certain to lead the national Republican ticket again in 2020. Holding a firmer grasp over his party, Senate Republicans do not feel the need to stray away from the White House.
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Clive Owen will play Bill Clinton in the new season of FX’s hit show, American Crime Story.
Clive Owen will play Bill Clinton in the new season of FX’s hit show, American Crime Story.

Clive Owen to play Bill Clinton in Impeachment: American Crime Story

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2019 03:55 PM IST
Oscar-nominated actor Clive Owen has been roped in to play former US president Bill Clinton in FX’s Impeachment: American Crime Story.
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Epstein had links with politicians and with both Presidents Trump and Clinton(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Epstein had links with politicians and with both Presidents Trump and Clinton(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)

‘Died of SUICIDE on 24/7 SUICIDE WATCH?’ Donald Trump fans conspiracy theory about Jeffrey Epstein death

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 10:45 AM IST
Jeffery Epstein was found dead early Saturday morning in his jail cell in Manhattan, New York. Attorney General William Barr called it “an apparent suicide” in a statement and it “raises serious questions that must be answered.
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US president Donald Trump on Saturday retweeted a post by Terrence Williams who said Epstein “had information on Bill Clinton.”(Reuters File Photo)
US president Donald Trump on Saturday retweeted a post by Terrence Williams who said Epstein “had information on Bill Clinton.”(Reuters File Photo)

Donald Trump boosts conspiracy theory about Jeffrey Epstein death-Bill Clinton link

By Justin Sink | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 10:26 AM IST
Donald Trump retweeted a post that referenced a claim by Epstein accuser Virginia Guiffre that Clinton visited the private island owned by his one-time donor.
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Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire and computer industry giant whose two runs for president as an outsider shook up American politics, died Tuesday at 89, his family said.(REUTERS)
Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire and computer industry giant whose two runs for president as an outsider shook up American politics, died Tuesday at 89, his family said.(REUTERS)

Ross Perot, billionaire who sought US presidency, dead at 89

By Agence France-Presse | Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 07:53 PM IST
“A true American patriot and a man of rare vision, principle and deep compassion, he touched the lives of countless people through his unwavering support of the military and veterans and through his charitable endeavors,” the family said in a statement.
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Jeffrey Epstein(Reuters photo)
Jeffrey Epstein(Reuters photo)

‘Little Black Book’ of sex racket accused US billionaire may cook up storm

By Greg Farrell | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 10:32 AM IST
To the socialites, celebrities and politicians who attended lavish parties at Epstein’s homes in Manhattan or Palm Beach in the early 2000s -- or hitched rides on his private jet nicknamed the “Lolita Express” by the tabloids -- the request carried a clear message: Come talk to us before we seek you out.
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File image of Tiger Woods(AFP)
File image of Tiger Woods(AFP)

Politics-shy Tiger Woods to be honoured by Donald Trump at White House

By AFP | Washington
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2019 12:37 PM IST
He has hit the links in bipartisan fashion, teeing off with Democrats Bill Clinton and Barack Obama and Republicans George H.W. Bush and Donald Trump.
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu whose party pulled out of BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre for its refusal to accord special status last year, said he took the step after reaching to a conclusion that Modi will not do justice.(PTI)
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu whose party pulled out of BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre for its refusal to accord special status last year, said he took the step after reaching to a conclusion that Modi will not do justice.(PTI)

Called PM Modi ‘sir’ to satisfy his ego: Chandrababu Naidu

By Indo Asian News Service | Amaravati
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2019 09:47 AM IST
The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief told an all-party meeting on the demand for special category status that he did everything possible in the hope that he will do justice to the state following its ‘unjust’ bifurcation.
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White House condemned the attempted violent attacks against former President Barack Obama (right) and Hillary Clinton.(Getty Images/File Photo)
White House condemned the attempted violent attacks against former President Barack Obama (right) and Hillary Clinton.(Getty Images/File Photo)

‘Explosives’ sent to Obama, Clinton intercepted, CNN’s NY office evacuated

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2018 11:27 PM IST
A US official says a “functional explosive device” was found at Hillary and Bill Clinton’s suburban New York home.
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Monica Lewinsky with former US president Bill Clinton in 1995.(Reuters File Photo)
Monica Lewinsky with former US president Bill Clinton in 1995.(Reuters File Photo)

‘She was an adult’: Hillary Clinton on her husband’s affair with Lewinsky

By Agence France-Presse | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 03:24 PM IST
Pressed on whether the relationship was an abuse of power, Clinton said: “No, no”.
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Terror at the Taj in Mumbai: The protagonist in this thriller is a survivor of 26/11 and harbours great rage.(HT Photo)
Terror at the Taj in Mumbai: The protagonist in this thriller is a survivor of 26/11 and harbours great rage.(HT Photo)

Review: Eleventh Hour by S Hussain Zaidi

By Biswadeep Ghosh | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 08:10 PM IST
S Hussain Zaidi’s new thriller has plenty of twists and turns and a surprising climax
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Lewinsky, whose affair as a White House intern with Clinton in the 1990s nearly brought down his presidency, sat for an interview with an Israeli TV anchor at a Jerusalem.(REUTERS File Photo)
Lewinsky, whose affair as a White House intern with Clinton in the 1990s nearly brought down his presidency, sat for an interview with an Israeli TV anchor at a Jerusalem.(REUTERS File Photo)

Monica Lewinsky, angered by question on Bill Clinton, walks off stage in Israel

By Reuters | Jerusalem
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 09:05 AM IST
Monica Lewinsky cut short an Israeli interview and walked off stage after what she described on Tuesday as an “off limits” question about former U.S. President Bill Clinton
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A woman pays tribute to victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots. If we wish to expose something dreadful done by party A, we feel a need to balance it by finding a fault in party B.(Sanchit Khanna/ HT Photo)
A woman pays tribute to victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots. If we wish to expose something dreadful done by party A, we feel a need to balance it by finding a fault in party B.(Sanchit Khanna/ HT Photo)

Whether it’s India or the US, two wrongs don’t make a right

UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 07:22 PM IST
When we discuss the Gujarat killings of 2002 we tend to bring up the Sikh slaughter of 1984. What we forget is you can criticise the BJP without simultaneously striking at Congress. You can discuss the sins of today without recalling those of the past.
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Former US President Bill Clinton addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.(AP File Photo)
Former US President Bill Clinton addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.(AP File Photo)

Bill Clinton’s video interview a part of CISF profiling course

By Faizan Haider | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2018 07:31 AM IST
One of the elements in the course involves watching video footage without the audio and guessing the subject’s response.
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On the reading list this week - a thriller, a political biography, and a look at marriage in Mumbai.(HT Team)
On the reading list this week - a thriller, a political biography, and a look at marriage in Mumbai.(HT Team)

HT Picks: This week’s most interesting books

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 09:45 PM IST
Bill Clinton’s thriller, a book on marriage in Mumbai, and a life of Karunanidhi, there’s a lot to read this week!
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Former President Bill Clinton, left, listens as author James Patterson speaks during an interview about their new novel, ‘The President is Missing,’ in New York.(AP)
Former President Bill Clinton, left, listens as author James Patterson speaks during an interview about their new novel, ‘The President is Missing,’ in New York.(AP)

Bill Clinton, James Patterson launch new, dramatic novel

By Associated Press | Associated Press, White Plains, N.y.
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 10:44 AM IST
Clinton and Patterson drew on their respective backgrounds in completing a 500-page novel, ‘The President Is Missing’, that topped Amazon’s best-seller list before publication.
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