“Melania Trump is a private person and Hillary Clinton was an

Chris Kleponis / POOL, EPA EFENeither would relish the comparison but it’s hard to avoid noticing that first lady Melania Trump is in a similar unenviable position former FLOTUS Hillary Clinton was in official canada goose outlet the 1990s: Standing by husbands accused of sexual misconduct.So how do these two women compare in their reactions? Not the same. Not even close.”Melania Trump is a private person and Hillary Clinton was an exceedingly public person who approached the position of first Canada Goose Parka lady in an unprecedented canada goose outlet uk way, with a West Wing office and taking on health care reform,” says Andersen Brower. “Hillary lashed out at critics and people accusing her husband of cheating. Melania Trump has not said anything publicly and was hunkered down at Mar a Lago.”"These are two different ladies, one is canada goose store a political persona and Melania Trump is far from that. She is a woman of grace and she is keeping https://www.foekjedillema.nl her own counsel canada goose outlet sale and privacy,” adds Washington trial attorney Joseph Cammarata, who helped press a lawsuit against President Bill Clinton in the 1990s that led to a Supreme Court decision that now leaves all presidents, including Trump, vulnerable to similar lawsuits.So canada goose uk shop far we have not heard anything from Trump canada goose coats about how she feels about her current situation.”There are lots of clues and suppositions people are trying to draw from clues, but the reality is we will never know the truth until she speaks,” Anthony says. “Her thinking may be that no matter what people are saying about you, if you address that it is only going to create 10 times more criticism or speculation.”Hillary Clinton was 45 when husband Bill took office in 1993, a Yale trained lawyer, a Democrat and a liberal. Trump is 47, a former fashion model, an immigrant from Slovenia and (presumably) a Republican and a conservative. Clinton was an activist first lady; so far, Trump has been significantly less so in public. The two have met at least once: The Clintons attended the Trumps’ January 2005 wedding at Mar a Lago.Yet both first ladies have faced the embarrassment of seeing women come forward to accuse the president of sexual harassment or a sexual affair. Both have been under withering scrutiny of the media as cheap canada goose they accompanied their husbands canada goose here and there or not. Both their camps have railed against the accusers: Clinton famously declared they were the product of a “vast rightwing conspiracy.” President Trump and his press secretary say Trump’s accusers are liars.And both women have tried to communicate that they are above the goose outlet canada fray, that the scandals mean nothing, that they would keep calm and carry on, that they were standing by their man.Neither could look to past first ladies for guidance: President Kennedy and President Franklin Roosevelt, not to mention President Harding, were philanderers and their wives knew it, uk canada goose as did some of the Washington press corps at the times. But no one told the public.”Of course many people think there should be a distinction between personal and professional ethics but the general consensus seems to be that this is fair game” now, Andersen Brower says.And in just one of ironic twist, it is due to the Clintons’ legal woes that the Trumps canada goose outlet store find themselves unlikely to escape civil lawsuits filed canada goose outlet new york city by three women adult film star Stephanie Clifford (who used the stage name Stormy Daniels), former Playboy model Karen McDougal and former Apprentice contestant Summer Zervos against President Trump. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in Canada Goose online 1997 canada goose outlet that a private citizen former Arkansas state employee Paula Jones could sue a sitting president Bill Clinton. Jones claimed that Clinton, then governor of Arkansas, sexually harassed her in 1991; he denied it and argued he couldn’t be sued while he was president. The high court said he was wrong.”This is not a Republican or Democratic issue, this is an issue of our constitution and is everyone equal before the bar of justice? The Supreme Court said regardless of who you are in society you stand equal to all and are held to answer just like anyone else would be,” says Cammarata, who represented Jones (and now represents accusers of Bill Cosby).SPENCER TIREY, Associated PressIn the end, Jones’ case was dismissed, she appealed and then settled out of court for $850,000. The consequences for Clinton eventually led to further revelations about his affair with a White House intern and his impeachment by the House in 1998 on canada goose outlet shop charges that included lying under oath.Now the Trumps face three such potential legal minefields and a vastly changed, canada goose clearance even more toxic media environment that includes Twitter and other social media platforms.In the last week, multiple millions of viewers watched TV’s Anderson Cooper interview both McDougal (on CNN) and Clifford (on CBS’ 60 Minutes) about their claims they had trysts or affairs with Donald Trump around the time Melania Trump gave birth to their 12 year canada goose outlet uk sale old son, Barron.The White House said Monday that President Trump doesn’t believe any of Clifford’s claims, including that she was physically threatened to keep silent about her alleged one time only fling with Trump in 2006.”There’s nothing to corroborate her claim,” White House spokesman Raj Shah told reporters.”No matter how much independence (Melania Trump) has in their marriage, it is insulting to think about being cheated on shortly canada goose outlet reviews after giving birth and having these details now known by the world,” Andersen Brower says.Did the Trumps watch either interview? No one is saying, but they spent last Sunday night apart. The president returned to the White House; the first lady and their son, as planned, remained in Mar a Lago where they traditionally spend spring break, according to her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham.”She’s focused on being a mom and is quite enjoying spring break at Mar a Lago canada goose outlet and focusing on future projects,” Grisham said in an email to USA TODAY. To wit: The annual White House Easter Egg Roll, featuring both Trumps, will take place as scheduled on April 2.Last week, Grisham tweeted canada goose outlet toronto factory criticism of the media, arguing for keeping the first lady’s son’s name out of the scandal coverage.While I know the media is enjoying speculation salacious gossip, Id like to remind people there’s a minor child who’s name should be kept out of news stories when at all possible.

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