If you're like me, you get to like it. As executive floor assistant to Gephardt, I would be his shadow, his surrogate, his eyes and ears. I was born the second child of a solid Greek family in Fall River, Massachusetts, and baptized George after my grandfather, a missionary priest who left the Peloponnesian village of Neohorio in for Montana to minister to Greek immigrants scattered across America's west. By the summer ofAmerica had won the Gulf War and President Bush was being rewarded with 90 percent approval ratings. I hoped to explain how an ambitious and idealistic president of uncertain personal character grew in office--how he outsmarted his enemies, out-hustled his adversaries, and overcame his failings and those of his team to help our country and achieve what no Democrat had done since Roosevelt--two full terms in office and a successful presidency. After my second cup, I called back and said no. Fundraising Stop - Update.
He was, behind only Bill and Hillary and perhaps Monicathe face of the Clinton administration.
George Stephanopoulos Bio
His presidency, however, does have the momentum of classic drama. Before a bout I would look up at the clock from the side of the mat and remind myself that win or lose, the ordeal would soon be over. I had to keep going," he explains. Clinton's lawyers are skillfully defending him in a Senate trial against the charge that he committed perjury and obstructed justice to conceal his sexual affair with a twenty-two-year-old intern. I didn't think supply-side economics would work, and I didn't believe it was fair. I was growing up and growing away from the only future I had allowed myself to imagine. The couple got married in and till date are living together as a happily married couple.
I believed it would be a story with a happy ending. Stephanopoulos has been involved in several controversies in his career. I was growing up and growing away from the only future I had allowed myself to imagine. As executive floor assistant to Gephardt, I would be his shadow, his surrogate, his eyes and ears. They were Little Rock; I was Washington. I have done my best to recount accurately my thoughts and feelings and the events as I perceived them at the time, but I couldnt avoid the filter of the presidents affair with Monica and its aftermath. After my second cup, I called back and said no.