Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulLawmaker seeks to investigate Obama's foreign tax compliance law Funding bill rejected as shutdown nears GOP senators hit FBI on early probe of NY bombing suspect MORE (R-Ky.) says he doesn't blame Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonLatino press rails on Trump over Miss Universe Trump: Bill Clinton no friend to Poland Forbes: Trump’s fortune down 0M 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 ClintonTrump: Bill Clinton no friend to Poland Bill Clinton to attend Peres’s funeral in Israel Jill Stein EXCLUSIVE: The debate through the Green Party lens 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 TrumpLatino press rails on Trump over Miss Universe Trump: Bill Clinton no friend to Poland What will Trump do about the 11 million illegal immigrants? 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."