House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiDemocrats search for 51st net neutrality vote Hoyer suggests Dems won't support spending bill without DACA fix Trump’s first year in office was the year of the woman MORE (D-Calif.) said Tuesday that Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonTrump’s first year in office was the year of the woman Can a president be impeached for non-criminal conduct? Dems search for winning playbook MORE’s past should not be part the 2016 presidential race, adding that the focus should not be on what the former president "did two decades ago." 

“It would be if he were running for president but he isn’t,” she told MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell when asked if Clinton’s past affairs and allegations of sexual misconduct were fair game.

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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonIntel Dem decries White House 'gag order' after Bannon testimony 'Total free-for-all' as Bannon clashes with Intel members Mellman: On Political Authenticity (Part 2) MORE is running for president,” Pelosi said. "I believe that Hillary Clinton wants to talk about the issues that affect people and their everyday life. That’s what this election should be about, not what Bill Clinton did two decades ago.”

Pelosi argued that Hillary Clinton could drown out GOP presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE’s attacks on her husband by focusing on the economy instead.

“I think you stick with what is important to the American people and what’s important to the American people is their financial stability,” she said.

“That is what elections are about. That is why I say it’s a race between trickle-down economics [and] tax breaks for special interests and the very wealthy…or recognizing we’re a consumer economy and [it is] the success of the middle class. Consumer confidence is what is going to grow our economy.”

Hillary Clinton refused to comment Monday evening on Trump’s repeated attacks on her spouse’s indiscretions.

“People can say whatever they want about us – we understand that if you don’t have anything positive to say what you’ll do to help people’s lives, you’ll have to resort to personal attacks,” she said at Iowa’s Brown and Black Presidential Forum.

Trump has frequently dredged up past allegations of sexual harassment against Bill Clinton, arguing the former president became “fair game” once he began campaigning for Hillary Clinton.