Staying in marriage after Bill's affair claims was a tough decision - Hillary Clinton

Staying in marriage after Bill's affair claims was a tough decision - Hillary Clinton

- Hillary Clinton said the most courageous thing she has ever done was to make the decision to stay in her marriage to former president Bill Clinton

- The former presidential candidate and her daughter were promoting their book, The Book of Gutsy Women

- Bill Clinton survived impeachment in the late 1990s over his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

- Hillary, then first lady, famously stood by her husband

Hillary Clinton's decision to stay married to former President Bill Clinton, despite his affair, is the gutsiest thing she's ever done in her personal life.

The former Secretary of State along with her daughter, Chelsea made the statement on Tuesday, October 1, while on a show to promote their new book, The Book of Gutsy ,Women.SEAD ALSO: Panic as strong winds from Coastal region sweep across parts of Kenya

Hillary Clinton says staying in marriage after Bill's affair claims was her toughest personal decision

The former Secretary of State made the statement while on a show to promote her new book, The Book of Gutsy ,Women. Photo: CNN
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Clinton, who twice unsuccessfully ran for president was responding to a question posed in an interview with ABC's Good Morning America show where she appeared to promote the book.

"I think the gutsiest thing I have ever done personally, was to make the decision to stay in my marriage," she said.

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Hillary Clinton says staying in marriage after Bill's affair claims was her toughest personal decision

The former first lady has in the past faced criticism for her decision to stay in her marriage with Bill Clinton. Photo: CNBC
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"Publicly, politically, (running) for president. And keep going. Just get up every day and keep going," Clinton added.

The former first lady has in the past faced criticism for her decision to stay in her marriage with Bill Clinton following his infamous affair 20 years ago with Monica Lewinsky.

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Hillary Clinton says staying in marriage after Bill's affair claims was her toughest personal decision

Bill Clinton was alleged to have had an affair with Monica Lewinsky 20 years ago. Photo: CNBC
Source: UGC

The Senate ultimately acquitted Bill Clinton during an impeachment trial over the scandal, and he finished his term as President.

Responding to the same question from her daughter said her mother's response was so overwhelming that she ran out of words.

Clinton has been on the media circuit for the last few days promoting the book, and has been vocal about the impeachment inquiry into Trump.

She said that she supports Nancy Pelosi’s decision to start an impeachment inquiry.

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