The proceedings under Presidents Nixon and Clinton sought the truth rather than partisan advantage.
A former Republican congressman who voted to impeach President Bill Clinton in 1998 told Fox News Saturday that the current claims against Donald Trump are far more damning.
Veteran Washington lawmakers are receding into their partisan corners, determined to convince the American people why now—and not decades ago—they're right about whether a sitting president might need to be removed from office.
"Do we want to retain our honor, our principle, and our moral authority?" That was the question Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell asked fellow senators as they weighed the articles of impeachment against former President Bill Clinton.
"It's hopeless. It makes no sense at all," the former Republican Speaker of the House said in an interview with Fox News.
"The retweet was from somebody that's a very respected conservative pundit, so I think it was fine," Trump insisted.
Pence defended his wife's decision to teach at an anti-LGBTQ Christian school on Tuesday by encouraging Americans to "spend more time on your knees than on the internet."
Right-wing conspiracy theorists attempted to link reports that Jeffrey Epstein had attempted suicide to long-disproven claims involving the Clintons.
Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was reportedly found in fetal position in his jail cell with marks around his neck. There's no official word if it was foul play or a suicide attempt.
Ken Starr criticized Democrats using impeachment as a "first resort" and blamed the polarized reaction to Trump's comments toward four freshman congresswomen on no "unifying force" such as a "foreign enemy."
Schumer, the Senate minority leader, also highlighted that Epstein was a regular at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Florida for many years.
Steven Hoffenberg said that Epstein's ties with Clinton "raised his pridefulness enormously" and that he got "more godly in attitude."
Former President Bill Clinton said he didn't know of the "terrible crimes" and that he only rode in Epstein's private jet four times.
Trump suggested on Saturday that the photo of him and his latest accuser means nothing, telling reporters "give me a break."
"My criticism of Bill Clinton in the nineties wasn't based on his personal behavior," Ralph Reed argued.
Critics are mocking Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera Thursday after he challenged anyone seeking impeachment of President Donald Trump to a fight.
"These facts that he laid out are so substantially similar to the matured allegations against Bill Clinton and Richard Nixon, it's clear where he was going," Andrew Napolitano explained.
Now on the sidelines, the Clintons offer cut-rate speaking tours and muse about what might have been.
As Sonic the Hedgehog's visage speeds back into the public eye with his upcoming feature film, the question on everyone's mind has got to be: how did we even get here? How did we reach a point where we have a film featuring an anthropomorphic and blue hedgehog that can reach Mach 4?
"Feel it, Secretary Clinton. Feel it, just imagine like you have a history with this," joked comedian Jordan Klepper.
"Trump is three years into destroying what we know as the Republican Party. Another two years just might finish it off," Joe Lockhart, press secretary in the Clinton White House, said.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings said Bill Clinton's behavior "pales in comparison" to Donald Trump's alleged efforts to obstruct justice.
"The world thought I was writing this note to Bill Clinton. I am glad that I am not," Bush said in a letter welcoming Melania Trump to the "First Ladies' very exclusive club" after the 2016 election.
"It seemed the more bad news befell Bill Clinton, the higher his approval ratings went," Scarborough said.
The public tension between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders persists the 2016 primary, but the private resentment reportedly runs deeper.
Former Trump aide Cliff Sims describes the president's White House tours in his upcoming book "Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House."