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12/01/1999 Bill Clinton sent a check for $850,000 to Paula Jones

Paula Jones is a former Arkansas state employee who sued U.S. President Bill Clinton for sexual harassment. Several State Troopers claimed they had arranged sexual liaisons for Clinton. This showed up to be a conspiracy, later called Troopergate. However, Clinton paid the money to protect his reputation.


  • Essentials 

  • Troopergate (Bill Clinton) 

  • Core allegations 

  • Context and response 

  • No official findings 

  • Jones lawsuit 

  • Later developments with troopers 

  • Brock apology