Here's how Hillary Clinton responded to Bill's 1990s infidelities

Bill and Hillary Clinton in 1992
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Before Donald Trump suggested that Hillary Clinton had not been "loyal to Bill," the well-telegraphed line of attack regarding Bill Clinton and infidelities was supposed to be about how Hillary Clinton aggressively defended Bill from his female accusers and paramours in the 1990s. On Sunday, The New York Times took a long look at what role Clinton actually played in defending her husband from her accusers, following a similar look back in The Washington Post.

Hillary Clinton did not say too much publicly about Gennifer Flowers, Paula Jones, and Monica Lewinsky, the three most public sex scandals of Bill Clinton's presidency. She said Flowers has "got lots of problems" on Arsenio Hall in 1992, and in an ABC News interview called her "some failed cabaret singer who doesn't even have much of a résumé to fall back on"; in a private conversation with her late friend Diane Blair, according to Blair's diary, Clinton said she believed Bill had tried to break things off with "narcissistic loony toon" Lewinsky.

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