Timeline of the 1990's
By: Bailey Rogers
Operation Desert Storm
On the date of January, 16,1991 George Bush who was president at the time ordered a big air assault on Iraq. This attack was named Operation Desert Storm, which was one of the first Persian Gulf Wars. By the time February came around Bush had called a cease-fire. This operation was over and Kuwait was liberated.
Clinton ran for reelection and won against the republican candidate Robert Dole. Although the republicans did take control of congress. Newt Gingrich became the Speaker of House, and him and other republicans made a deal with americans to cut taxes, set term limits, and balance the federal budget.
Impeachment of President Clinton
President Bill Clinton would face the hardest time of his career during his trial of impeachment. He was put onto trial after being accused of an affair with a White House intern. During further questioning Clinton denied any affair with her. Clinton was forced to admit to the allegations.