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The Associated Press explained why it included a reference to Bill Clinton’s perjury charge related to Monica Lewinsky, the Huffington Post reported.

As the Huffington Post explained, “The AP’s fact-check…suggests that because Clinton lied in the late 1990s, he isn’t justified in calling out another politician or campaign for producing an ad that’s untrue.”

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But, the AP’s U.S. news senior managing editor Mike Oreskes told the Hufington Post that Lewinsky was mentioned because of “facts,” saying in part: ” We were simply pointing out that as president Clinton had his own challenges in this area.”

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