Diane Blair's Telling Observations on Hillary Clinton

Clinton's good friend offers an insider's view on how the first lady felt on many topics including Monica Lewinsky.
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businesses of all sizes was punched to 2015. New revelations about former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, including one of the most explosive chapter of her white house years, Monica lewinsky scandal. ABC's chief white house correspondent Jonathan Karl has the story. Reporter: Diane Blair was one of Hillary Clinton's closest friend. She kept a detailed diary during Mrs. Clinton's time in the white house. A diary that remain secret for years. New insight of then-first lady was thinking and days after bill Clinton admitted having an affair with the white house intern. Indeed I did have a relationship with Ms. Lewinsky that was appropriate. Reporter: It was a lapse, Blair writes, the his credit, he tried to break it off, tried to pull away, tried to manage someone who was clearly a nar cystistic loony tune. According to Blair, Mrs. Clinton put some of the blame of the affair on the pressures of the white house. The paper's previously under seal were first reported today. The diary portrays Mrs. Clinton as a hard-nosed political operative. She's especially frustrated with criticism of her own assertiveness. I'm a proud woman the diary quotes Mrs. Clinton saying in 2006. I gave up my name, I got contact lenses. But I'm not going to pretend to be somebody that I'm not. Jon, the Clinton camp has known for a long time that this diary would come out, how are they responding? They don't anything particularly damaging in any of this. Okay, Jon Karl, thanks very much. Still ahead tonight -- born in the usa, our undercover

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