In 2009, Clinton was named the United Nations Special Envoy to Haiti, and after the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Clinton teamed with George W. Since leaving office, Clinton has been rated highly in public opinion polls of U. Clinton was in the chorus and played the tenor saxophone, winning first chair in the state band's saxophone section.He briefly considered dedicating his life to music, but as he noted in his autobiography My Life: Sometime in my sixteenth year, I decided I wanted to be in public life as an elected official.
Clinton was elected President in 1992, defeating incumbent George H. Clinton presided over the longest period of peacetime economic expansion in American history, and signed into law the North American Free Trade Agreement.I loved music and thought I could be very good, but I knew I would never be John Coltrane or Stan Getz. However, because Clinton did not expect a second year because of the draft, had switched programs and, as was common among other Rhodes Scholars from his cohort, had received an offer to study at Yale Law School, Yale University, he left early to return to the United States and did not receive a degree from Oxford.In 1998, Clinton was impeached by the House of Representatives for perjury before a grand jury and obstruction of justice during a lawsuit against him, both related to a scandal involving White House (and later Department of Defense) employee Monica Lewinsky. The Congressional Budget Office reported a budget surplus between the years 19, the last three years of Clinton's presidency. Clinton left office with the highest end-of-office approval rating of any U. In 2004, Clinton published his autobiography My Life.Clinton has remained active in politics by campaigning for Democratic candidates, including his wife's campaigns for the Democratic presidential nomination in 20, and Barack Obama's presidential campaigns in 20. Clinton says he remembers his stepfather as a gambler and an alcoholic who regularly abused his mother and half-brother, Roger Clinton Jr., to the point where he intervened multiple times with the threat of violence to protect them.
Clinton is married to Hillary Clinton, who served as United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, who was a Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, and who was the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 2016.
Both Clintons earned law degrees from Yale Law School, where they met and began dating.