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Document shows Clinton pressured Glendening during Lewinsky scandal
Document shows Clinton pressured Glendening during Lewinsky scandal

WASHINGTON -- At the height of the Monica Lewinsky scandal an aide in the Clinton White House reached out to Maryland Gov. Parris N. Glendening and asked the fellow Democrat to back off his criticism of the president, a new round of documents released by the Clinton Presidential Library on Friday show. President Bill Clinton's former director of intergovernmental affairs, Mickey Ibarra, wrote in a Sept. 7, 1998 memo that he reached out to Glendening the day before and "delivered our message (it does not help any of us to pile on)." Ibarra said he also spoke with then-Baltimore Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke and Prince George's County Executive Wayne K. Curry. The document...

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