Nancy Reagan Vetoes Clinton Eulogy
It was reported that former President Bill Clinton was furious that he had NOT been invited to speak at the Friday state funeral of former President Ronald
Clinton, so the story went, felt that the Reagan rites were being 'politicized' and he preferred the Nixon funeral 10
years ago in which both
former Democratic and Republican presidents spoke.
In fact, Newsmax.com's John LeBoutillier has learned, it indeed was Nancy Reagan's
adamant wish that Bill Clinton not speak at her late
husband's funeral. LeBoutillier, a former U.S. congressman
with friends close
to the Reagan White
House and Nancy, said Nancy feels that President Clinton stained the image of the Oval Office.
Both Ronald and Nancy Reagan revered the Oval Office.
As President, Ronald Reagan made it a policy always to wear a suit and tie in the Oval
Before taking office in early 1981, Reagan told aides he was stunned to see photos
of Jimmy Carter lounging in the Oval Office in blue jeans and
no tie. The soon-to-be-inaugurated 40th president then vowed that "things are going to
Revelations during the Starr investigation disclosed that President Clinton conducted an
illicit affair in the Oval Office with Monica Lewinsky. A source close to Nancy told
LeBoutillier that Mrs Reagan would have loved to have had the popular Democrat president eulogize her husband - but she
did not want the funeral service "sullied" by the man who desecrated
one of Ronnie's favorite places: the Oval Office.
(Joyce's note: Well Bless her heart! Clinton
made the White House into the "W**** House")