Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. In Hillary Clinton's first major policy speech as a presidential candidate inshe called for an end to the "era of mass incarceration," an era many trace back to the crime bill passed under Bill Clinton's administration. The day after DOMA cleared the House, White House press secretary Mike McCurry referred to it as "gay baiting pure and simple," but also said Clinton would sign it if it didn't change radically before it reached his desk because "he believes frankly that the underlying position in the bill is right. Former Rep. Donald Trump. Jennifer Bendery. The news sparked angry protest among gay rights allies.
After saying in as a Senate candidate from New York that she would have voted for DOMA, Hillary Clinton said in she favored repealing part of the law that blocked federal benefits.
While President Clinton kept the original copies of the recordings, Branch kept an audio diary and recorded his recollections after each interview. Do you have information you want to share with HuffPost? Those who were in the trenches at the time agree.