Taoiseach Leo Varadkar apologises for 'off the cuff remark' about Bill Clinton intern scandal

Published date17 March 2023
Publication titleDublinLive (Ireland)
The Fine Gael leader made the quip as he remarked that he was an intern in Washington in the year 2000, which was when Mr Clinton was in power. The former US President was embroiled in a sex scandal in 1998 with Monica Lewinsky, a 22-year-old White House intern

Mr Varadkar graduated from the Washington in Ireland Program in 2000, a scheme for "promising leaders" who go through "personal development, policy debate and community service".

The Taoiseach attended a ceremony for the 2023 WIP Class in Washington on yesterday afternoon. During his speech he said that he was an intern...

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