A highly publicized investigation campaign actively sought information that might embarrass politicians who supported impeachment.
According to the British newspaper The Guardian ,. Larry Flynt Flynt was a sworn enemy of the Republican party [and] sought to dig up dirt on the Republican members of Congress who were leading the impeachment campaign against President Clinton. Although] Flynt claimed at the time to have the goods on up to a dozen prominent Republicans, the ad campaign helped to bring down only one. Robert Livingston — a congressman from Louisiana Flynt was about to reveal that he had also had an affair.
Henry Hyde , Republican Chair of the House Judiciary Committee and lead House manager , also had an affair while in office as a state legislator. Hyde, aged 70 during the Lewinsky hearings, dismissed it as a "youthful indiscretion" he had been Bob Livingston Republican congressman had been widely expected to become Speaker of the United States House of Representatives in the next Congressional session. Barr had been the first lawmaker in either chamber to call for Clinton's resignation due to the Lewinsky affair.
Barr lost a primary challenge less than three years after the impeachment proceedings. Dan Burton R-IN stated "No one, regardless of what party they serve, no one, regardless of what branch of government they serve, should be allowed to get away with these alleged sexual improprieties Newt Gingrich R-GA US Representative, Speaker of the House and leader of the Republican Revolution of ,  admitted in to having had an affair with then House Agriculture Committee staffer Callista Bisek while he was still married to his second wife,  at the same time as he was leading the impeachment of Bill Clinton for perjury regarding an affair with intern Monica Lewinsky.
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Callender's life in America was spent destroying the political careers of anyone he set his target on. He began by exposing Alexander Hamilton for using public money for personal reasons. He tried to take down the Federalist party in The Prospect Before Us , but the work only ended him in jail under the Sedition Act of This is the point when he lost the alliance of longtime supporter Jefferson. When Jefferson became president, he released all journalists jailed under the Sedition Act and promised to reimburse any fees.
He took too long for Callender's liking and also ceased to respond to correspondences from Callender.
Callender sought his revenge by denouncing Jefferson as "an evil corrupt betrayer of public office. Kelly, James C. Knudson, Jerry W. Jefferson and the Press: Crucible of Liberty. Columbia: U of South Carolina P, Kukla, John. Jefferson's Women. New York: Knopf, Among Kukla's chapters on specific women of especial interest here in regard to the scandal are the ones on Sally Hemings and Mrs. Walker, but the chapters on Rebecca Burwell, Martha Jefferson, and Maria Cosway all speak to our curiosity in and the relevance of his other relationships.
Lemire, Elise. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, Takes a close look at several of the satirical poems that mark the unique contribution of this leading Federalist journal to firing up and responding to the scandal. Levy, Leonard W. Chicago: Dee, That halo is, in part, the target of this book. Jefferson and the Ordeal of Liberty. Boston: Little, Brown, Malone, Dumas. Thomas Jefferson as Political Leader. Berkeley: U of California P, Martin, Benjamin.
He, too, was a political refugee, forced to flee from punishment in Scotland for his radical utterances, and appearing in this country in a role new then to our manners," a soldier of fortune, wielding well a trenchant blade, under no concern on which side or for what cause he should draw it, but bargaining with the best bidder. McDonald, Robert M. Mott, Frank L.
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