Former President Bill Clinton was confronted by a reporter Monday and asked whether his past history with women is “fair game” on the campaign trail.
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has said repeatedly that if Clinton hits the campaign trail for his wife, it would be fair to go after his past on the campaign trail. At a New Hampshire event where the former president was campaigning, ABC News reporter Cecilia Vega asked him to respond.
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“If I may, Mr. President. Donald Trump says your past is fair game. I’ve got to ask you, you going out on the trail: is it fair game?” she asked.
The question seemed to catch Clinton off guard as he stumbled for a few seconds before saying that “the Republicans have to decide who they want to nominate.”
“Now the Democrats in this country think Hillary would be the best president,” he said. “And I think there’s always an attempt to take the election away from the people so I am just going to give it to them.”
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