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A new book paints an intimate portrait of -- president fighting for his job and his legacy.
Against the special prosecutor who never had prosecuted but was going after the leader of the free world correspondent James Rosen -- -- up.
A decade in the making ten Gormley is the death of American virtue post interviews with -- all the major players including fifty hours with Kenneth -- -- three sessions with Bill Clinton.
And the former president remains fighting mad about the impeachment battle which he called a partisan hit job.
Yeah I will always have an asterisk after my name mister Clinton told Gormley.
But I hope I'll have to asterisk one is they impeached him and the other is he stood up to them and beat them and he beat them like a yard dog.
Clinton derided his old adversaries as crusaders who believed -- -- on their side.
Ken Starr was there errand boy he said and he danced to their -- just as hard as he could dance asked about the -- today and whether he bears any remorse for his own role.
Clinton said he hasn't read the book.
But I expressed my remorse at the time -- -- -- not have anything to do.
With what -- what was done was legal or constitutional.
No serious objective observer.
Doubts that there was rampant flagrant.
Abuse of power.
And that a lot of people who should have been coming on.
Were stunningly silent prosecutors have power and they should be.
I've called to account for that power but that having been said and mindful -- criticisms I think that the investigation was -- with -- with integrity.
Gormley -- former independent counsel Ken Starr for moving too slowly and for having previously provided legal counsel to the lawyers representing Paula Jones.
The Arkansas woman whose sexual harassment lawsuit against President Clinton.
Brought to light his affair with a White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
Clinton on the day before he left office formally acknowledged that his testimony about that affair was -- evasive and misleading.
And paid a 25000 dollar fine.
Ironically Gormley writes the prosecutors shift away from the Whitewater real -- prove to the Lewinsky affair likely spared then First Lady Hillary Clinton from an indictment.
Alleging perjury before the grand jury documents offer Gormley uncovers in New -- content.
It was somewhere wasn't supposed to be I was able to read it and what was on it turn out to be a draft indictment of both Hillary Clinton and Webster -- dealing with.
-- Whitewater related matters.
In -- dozens of hours of interviews with -- warmly Monica Lewinsky emphatically denied she came to Washington bent on seducing the president.
Well at all she laughed in fact I didn't find him attractive at first.
I don't think he looks good on TV.
In Washington James Rosen Fox News.
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