Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina ridiculed Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBloomberg rolls out M ad buy to boost Biden in Florida Hillicon Valley: Productivity, fatigue, cybersecurity emerge as top concerns amid pandemic | Facebook critics launch alternative oversight board | Google to temporarily bar election ads after polls close Trump pledges to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, designate KKK a terrorist group in pitch to Black voters MORE for being out of touch with technology and the scandal over her private email server.


"We need a president who understands technology in the Oval Office," Fiorina told the GOP undercard debate audience in South Carolina on Thursday night.

"No, Mrs. Clinton, you cannot wipe a server with a towel," Fiorina said. During the height of the political controversy over her use of private email while serving as secretary of State, Clinton emphasized her ignorance of how data could be wiped.

Fiorina, a former CEO of technology company Hewlett Packard, was demoted from the main debate stage after slipping in recent polls, and she spent the first portion of the debate attacking Clinton. 

In her opening remarks, Fiorina suggested Clinton has a loveless marriage and followed by accusing the Democratic front-runner of being in thrall to corporate donors.