Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulWe can put America first by preventing public health disasters Conservative activists want action from Trump McConnell: 'Big challenge' to pass ObamaCare repeal in Senate MORE (R-Ky.) says he doesn't blame Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonDem: Pruitt violating anti-campaigning law with GOP fundraiser Michael Flynn’s troubles mount Writer who pushed 'Pizzagate' conspiracy theory says he'll attend WH briefing MORE for her husband's past infidelities, but argued that they undermine her commitment to women's rights.
"I don't blame Hillary Clinton at all for this. I don't think she's responsible for his behavior," the White House hopeful said at Fox News's GOP debate in Iowa on Thursday night.
"But I do think her position as promoting women's rights and fairness to women in the workplace, that if Bill ClintonBill ClintonRobert Siegel leaving NPR's 'All Things Considered' Press: Hillary's doomed bid Beyond Manafort: Both parties deal with pro-Russian Ukrainians MORE did, any CEO in our country did with an intern ... in their office, they would be fired. They would never be hired again," Paul said, referencing the then-president's affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
Paul also knocked the contributions the Clinton Foundation has accepted from nations with poor women's rights records
"I combine this also with the millions upon millions of dollars they've taken from regimes in the Middle East who treat women like cattle," he said.
This wasn’t the first time Paul has commented on the former president’s past infidelities. On Sunday, he accused Bill Clinton of “predatory" sexual behavior.
GOP front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpPriebus: Syria, China moves part of 'Trump Doctrine' Poll: Most millennials disapprove of Trump Trudeau calls premiers to talk US trade MORE has repeatedly blasted former President Clinton’s past infidelities, calling him “one of the great woman abusers of all time.”
The real estate mogul has defended his remarks, saying Bill Clinton was fair game after Hillary Clinton accused the GOP front-runner of having a "penchant for sexism."