- The Washington Times - Monday, June 11, 2018

The majority of U.S. voters view former President Bill Clinton as a “sexual predator,” a Rasmussen survey revealed Monday.

Mr. Clinton came under fire last week after he gave a defensive NBC News interview portraying himself as a victim in the 1990s sex scandal that brought on his impeachment.

“Nobody believes that I got out of that for free,” he told NBC reporter Craig Melvin. “I left the White House $16 million in debt.”

Mr. Clinton later admitted the interview, in which he refused to apologize to former White House intern Monica Lewinsky, wasn’t his “finest hour.”

A survey of 1,000 likely voters conducted last week by Rasmussen Reports found that 53 percent believe the former president is more of a “sexual predator” than a “victim of his political opponents.”

The survey also found that men were more likely to consider Mr. Clinton a predator than women.

During his controversial interview, Mr. Clinton said he didn’t owe Ms. Lewinsky a personal apology in light of the #MeToo movement. Forty-four percent of voters, however, said he should apologize, compared to 34 percent who disagreed and 22 percent undecided.

Monday’s survey has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3 percentage points and a 95 percent level of confidence.

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