The chief tormentor of Bill Clinton remains unrepentant about his treatment of Monica Lewinsky. But what does he make of the current investigation into Donald Trump?
Last Christmas Eve, Ken Starr took his family to a cosy restaurant in New York’s West Village. They had finished their meal and were leaving for a carol service when he spotted in the foyer a dark-haired woman who looked familiar.
“She bears a remarkable resemblance to Monica,” he thought, recalling the White House intern who had been the focal point of the special investigation he spearheaded as independent prosecutor two decades ago, which culminated in the impeachment of a US president. Then the penny dropped: it was her.