Bill Clinton says he doesn't think he should have resigned over the Monica ...

Former President Bill Clinton has said he disagrees with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s view that he should have resigned because of the Monica Lewinsky affair.

‘You have to - really ignore what the context was,’ Clinton told CBS Sunday Morning in an interview that will air this Sunday at 9:00am Eastern Time.

‘But, you know, she’s living in a different context. And she did it for different reasons. So, I – but I just disagree with her.’

Clinton was asked about statements made last year by the New York Democrat who has been an outspoken voice in the MeToo movement.

Former President Bill Clinton has said he disagrees with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s view that he should have resigned because of the Monica Lewinsky affair

Former President Bill Clinton has said he disagrees with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s view that he should have resigned because of the Monica Lewinsky affair

Clinton was asked about statements made last year by Gillibrand (above), the New York Democrat who has been an outspoken voice in the MeToo movement

Clinton was asked about statements made last year by Gillibrand (above), the New York Democrat who has been an outspoken voice in the MeToo movement

In the weeks after the Harvey Weinstein revelations led to a domino effect of powerful men being accused of sexual harassment, Gillibrand gave an interview to The New York Times.

When she was asked if she thought Clinton should have stepped down after it was revealed he carried on an extramarital affair with Lewinsky, who was then a White House intern in her early twenties, the senator replied: ‘Yes, I think that is the appropriate response.’

‘Things have changed today,’ Gillbrand said, ‘and I think under those circumstances there should be a very different reaction.’

And I think in light of this conversation, we should have a very different conversation about President , and a very different

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