Clintonism is the political and economic policies of Bill Clinton
, and his wife Hillary Rodham Clinton
, as well as the era of his presidency in the United States.
This political and economic policy included:
Passing the North American Free Trade Agreement and create the World Trade Organization. Free trade was an essential component of his economic policy.
Balanced budget: Clintonism is associated with restraining the growth of federal spending, in order to allow lower interest rates and freer monetary policy.
Greater willingness to use and fund the military and show up a willingness to compromise on social issues such as abortion and LGBT rights.
Reform or reduction of some government programs, exemplified by the ending of Aid to Families with Dependent Children as part of welfare reform.
Internationalism, particularly the expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.