Clinton Impeachment Lawyer Ken Starr Dies at 76, Lewinsky Tweets Graciously
The American attorney and judge probed high-profile allegations of misconduct against the former president, including an infamous sex scandal.
We lost Ken Starr today, whose brilliant career left an indelible legacy as an advocate, a judge, an independent counsel and an academic. He was a deeply principled and gracious person…
— Jonathan Turley (@JonathanTurley) September 13, 2022
Kenneth Winston Starr (July 21, 1946 – September 13, 2022) authored the Starr Report, which led to the impeachment of Bill Clinton.
as i’m sure many can understand, my thoughts about ken starr bring up complicated feelings… but of more importance, is that i imagine it’s a painful loss for those who love him.
— Monica Lewinsky (she/her) (@MonicaLewinsky) September 13, 2022
Starr headed an investigation of members of the Clinton administration, known as the Whitewater controversy, from 1994 to 1998.
Ken Starr was a great Texan and a great American. He was a legal titan, a public servant, and a dear friend. 1/x
— Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) September 14, 2022
The Duke University law school alum previously served as a federal appellate judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1983 to 1989 and as the U.S. solicitor general from 1989 to 1993 during the presidency of George H. W. Bush.
On January 17, 2020, Starr joined President Donald Trump’s legal team during his first impeachment trial.
Ken Starr died 6 years 66 days after Seth Rich, both men linked to conspiracy theories involving the Clintons. pic.twitter.com/PTZbn9hxAL
— Brother Berg (@extracapsa) September 14, 2022