Linda Tripp dies at 70

Linda Tripp, who rose to fame for her role in the 1998 impeachment of Bill Clinton, died Wednesday. Tripp recorded secret tapes of Monica Lewinsky, which led to perjury charges against the former president.


National News

April 9, 2020 - 9:49 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Linda Tripp, whose secretly recorded conversations with White House intern Monica Lewinsky led to the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton, died Wednesday at age 70.

Her death was confirmed by attorney Joseph Murtha. He provided no further details.

In August 1994, Tripp became a public affairs specialist at the Pentagon, where Lewinsky worked after being a White House intern. The two reportedly became friends.

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