Linda Tripp emerges with new claims about Bill Clinton as Lewinsky scandal haunts Hillary

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Will Bill Clinton's History Affect Hillary Clinton's Campaign?

"I did not have sexual relations with that woman."

President Bill Clinton said those nine words in 1998 on live television.

Quietly, years later, he admitted the truth. On January 19, 2001, he admitted to knowingly making false statements in a case brought against him by Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern he had a sexual relationship with while in office.

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"I've apologized for my conduct and I've done my best to atone for it with my family, my administration and the American people," Clinton said at the time.

While he avoided jail time, he was fined $25,000 and temporarily lost his law license. Today, that admission, and the various alleged and admitted sexual transgressions that came before are coming back to haunt Clinton and his wife as she runs for president.

See some of the women who've accused Clinton of sexual dalliance over the years:

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Linda Tripp emerges with new claims about Bill Clinton as Lewinsky scandal haunts Hillary
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 23: Gennifer Flowers (R) blows a kiss to talk show host Larry King (L) during her live interview on CNN's Larry King Live show in Hollywood, CA 23 January. According to reports leaked to the press, US President Bill Clinton admitted during a deposition in the Paula Jones investigation to having an affair with Flowers while he was governor of Arkansas. (Photo credit should read RENE MACURA/AFP/Getty Images)
Former White House volunteer Kathleen Willey speaks about her relationship with President Bill Clinton, May 11, 1999 in Washington, DC on the television show 'Hardball' with Chris Mathews. On September 21, 2000, Willey, now known as Kathleen Willey Schwicker, announced that she is suing Clinton, First Lady Hillary Clinton and other White House personnel for violations of privacy and civil rights. (Photo by Michael Smith/Newsmakers)
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His sexual history has become a frequent topic of conversation in the White House race in recent weeks. Donald Trump brought the issue to front page headlines when he hit back against allegations of his own sexism by pointing to Clinton's infidelity and other alleged sexual improprieties over the years.

"I said, 'Look, if you're going to bring up the women card, then I'm going to bring up the women card too, and I'm going to be talking about your husband and what happened with women,'" Trump told Fox News.

Trump posted this video on his Instagram and told Fox News Hillary Clinton worked with her husband to "destroy" women he was involved with.

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Juanita Broaddrick, who publicly accused Bill Clinton of rape in the 1990s, has emerged from obscurity to criticize Hillary Clinton again for allegedly trying "to silence" her.

Linda Tripp, who made headlines during the original Lewinsky scandal for her role in the investigation, has come forward again with new allegations about Bill Clinton's behavior and Hillary Clinton's alleged role. ​

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Hillary Clinton "made it her personal mission to disseminate information and destroy the women with whom he dallied," Tripp recently claimed, according to Breitbart. She called the Democratic front-runner's recent attempts to paint herself as a champion for women's rights cringeworthy.

But while Hillary's longtime opponents may not be giving her a break, at least one is.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, currently Clinton's main rival for the Democratic nomination, has called Bill's behavior "deplorable," but also told NBC debate moderators he finds questions about Bill's sexual history "annoying."

See photos of the Clintons through the years:

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FILE WASHINGTON, DC - JAN 6, 1994: President Bill Clinton is escorted by Hillary to a waiting helicopter. The president was leaving for Arkansas after learning of the death of his mother. (Photo by Margaret Thomas/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) and US President barack Obama (R) are greeted by Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) at her residence in Yangon on November 19, 2012 . Obama arrived in Myanmar for a historic visit aimed at encouraging a string of dramatic political reforms in the former pariah state. AFP PHOTO / Nicolas ASFOURI (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) looks on as US President Barack Obama (2nd L) speaks during a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda (2nd R) on the sidelines of the East Asian Summit at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on November 20, 2012. During the two-day East Asia Summit in Phnom Penh, Obama was scheduled to hold talks with the leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) along with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Japan's Yoshihiko Noda. AFP PHOTO / Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton board Air Force One at the airport in Yangon on November 19, 2012. Huge crowds greeted Barack Obama in Myanmar on the first visit by a serving US president to the former pariah state to encourage a string of startling political reforms. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama(2nd-L), First Lady Michelle Obama(L) along with former president Bill Clinton(3rd-L) and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton(4th-L) take part in a wreath-laying ceremony in honour of the late 35th president of the US John F. Kennedy at Kennedy's gravesite in Arlington National Cemetery on November 20, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 06: Copies of the German translation of the book 'Hard Choices' ('Entscheidungen' in German) by Hillary Rodham Clinton, former United States Secretary of State, U.S. Senator, and First Lady of the United States, stand on display at the Staatsoper in the Schiller Theater on July 6, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 06: Hillary Rodham Clinton, former United States Secretary of State, U.S. Senator, and First Lady of the United States, speaks during the presentation of the German translation of her book 'Hard Choices' ('Entscheidungen' in German) at the Staatsoper in the Schiller Theater on July 6, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TX - JUNE 20: Hillary Rodham Clinton appears on stage during 'A Conversation With Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton' at the Long Center on June 20, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 06: Hillary Rodham Clinton, former United States Secretary of State, U.S. Senator, and First Lady of the United States (R), speaks next to Christoph Amend, editor in chief of Zeit Magazin, during the presentation of the German translation of her book 'Hard Choices' ('Entscheidungen' in German) at the Staatsoper in the Schiller Theater on July 6, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)
EAST HAMPTON, NY - AUGUST 16: Hillary Rodham Clinton signs copies of her book 'Hard Choices' at BookHampton on August 16, 2014 in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Sonia Moskowitz/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JULY 23: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a during a round table event to launch the 'Talking is Teaching: Talk Read Sing' campaign at the Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute on July 23, 2014 in Oakland, California. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton launched the 'Talking is Teaching; Talk Read Sing' campaign in partnership withToo Small to Fail and the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Foundation that encourages parents and caregivers to close the word gap by talking, singing and reading to children every day from the birth. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 06: Former president of United States (US) Bill Clinton (R) and his wife, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L), leave St. Ignatius Loyola Church after the funeral of former three-term governor Mario Cuomo on January 6, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Selcuk Acar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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"I'm going to debate Secretary Clinton, Governor O'Malley on the issues facing the American people, not Bill Clinton's personal behavior," Sanders said.

Hillary may be happy Sanders is trying to keep Bill's dirty laundry out of the race, but will American voters be able to push it out of their minds when they hit the polls? That question remains.

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