"I worked hard to try to kill him. I authorized a finding for the CIA to kill him. We contracted with people to kill him. I got closer to killing him than anybody has gotten since."
—Former President Bill Clinton, Sept. 24, 2006
Now there's a passage for the next edition of "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations." It the stunning, blatant confession made in the midst of a heated exchange on "FOX News Sunday" with Chris Wallace that as president, he sanctioned the assassination of Usama bin Laden.To put this little piece of braggadocio in context it should be noted that no other American president has ever admitted to such a serious violation of law. Read More.