In 1996, two young, ambitious women worked at the Clinton White House.
One was assigned to the West Wing—the presidential wing—and became known for her stained blue Gap dress, a sordid manifestation of Bill Clinton’s baser appetites.
August 2001: Weiner asks Abedin to go out for a drink while at a Democratic National Committee retreat, but she tells him she has to work. Clinton to give her the night off; Clinton agrees, despite Abedin's silent protesting in the background.
When Abedin goes to the ladies' room, Weiner said a group of her friends approached him and say, "Stay away.
While a student at George Washington University, Abedin began working as an intern in the White House in 1996, assigned to then-First Lady Hillary Clinton.She wants no part of you." Abedin never returns to their date.2007: The two get to know each other again after Weiner serves as a "buffer" between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.They get coffee and realize they have a lot in common.But partly because FBI Director James Comey, in his unprecedented public explanation of that decision, called her “extremely careless,” Clinton was unable to shake suspicions that she did something wrong.See Newsweek Now all eyes will be on how the candidate, with eight days left until the election, handles revelations that her most trusted aide left hundreds of thousands of emails—some believed to be related to her work with Clinton when she was secretary of state—on her husband’s laptop.