Bill Clinton (born 19 August 1946), byname of William Jefferson Clinton, born William Jefferson Blythe III, is an American Democratic politician who was the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
In 1998, he became the second U.S. president to be impeached; he was acquitted by the Senate in 1999.
Supporters emphasize the claim that Clinton presided over the longest period of peace-time economic expansion in American history, although it can be seen as a bubble prelude to later crashes. He supported the North American Free Trade Agreement, possibly contributing to the outsourcing of American industries, stagnant wages, and other negative effects, as discussed in the article on the agreement.
Intelligence reports indicate that Clinton, even before the height of the massacres, was aware of the Rwandan genocide in 1994. Clinton himself stated that "I don't think we could have ended the violence, but I think we could have cut it down." Leftist Wikipedia for a long time did not mention Rwanda with a word in its highly enthusiastic article on Bill Clinton.
- US chose to ignore Rwandan genocide https://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/mar/31/usa.rwanda