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In December, 1998 President Clinton became only the second American president to be impeached by the House of Representatives.

What was the issue that led to Clinton's investigation and on what impeachable offense(s)?


Abuse of power - forcing Congress to accept his "Contract with America".


Obstruction of justice - the Whitewater Scandal while Governor of Arkansas.


Corruption charges - illegal campaign contributions - Arkansas Democratic Committee.


Immorality charge - sexual harassment claim by White House intern Monica Lewinsky.


Perjury and Obstruction of Justice - his relationships with staffers Paula Jones and Monica Lewinsky.

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