According to previously classified records, US president Bill Clinton declined tea with the Queen in 1997. He had told advisers that he intended to "be a tourist" in London & try out an Indian restaurant. The Queen had invited the president to 5 pm tea at the Palace.

   

Bill Clinton turned down tea with Queen to eat at an Indian restaurant in UK

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Acc to previously classified records, US president Bill Clinton declined tea with the Queen in 1997. He had told advisers that he intended to "be a tourist" in London & try out an Indian restaurant. The Queen had invited the president to 5 pm tea at the Palace.

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From 1993 to 2001, Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States.

He served as governor of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981 and again from 1983 to 1992, as well as attorney general from 1977 to 1979.

A member of the Democratic Party, Clinton was known as a New Democrat, and many of his policies reflected a centrist "Third Way" political philosophy.

He is married to Hillary Clinton, the former Secretary of State (2009–2013) and presidential candidate in 2008 and 2016.