He is Edward “Ed” Mezvinsky, born January 17, 1937.
Then you’ll probably say, “Who is Ed Mezvinsky?”
Well, he is a former Democrat congressman who represented
Iowa’s 1st congressional district in the United States House
of Representatives for two terms, from 1973 to 1977.
He sat on the House Judiciary Committee that decided
the fate of Richard Nixon.
He was outspoken saying that Nixon was a crook and a disgrace to
politics and the nation and should be impeached.
He and the Clintons were friends and very politically
intertwined for many years.
Ed Mezvinsky had an affair with NBC News reporter Marjorie Sue
Margolies and later married her after his wife divorced him.
In 1993, Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky, then a freshman Democrat in
Congress, cast the deciding vote that got President Bill Clinton’s
controversial tax package through the House of Representatives.
In March 2001, Mezvinsky was indicted and later pleaded guilty