Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulRand Paul calls for Fauci's firing over 'lack of judgment' Vaccine 'resisters' are a real problem Democrats fret as longshot candidates pull money, attention MORE (R-Ky.) says he doesn't blame Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSuper PACs release ad campaign hitting Vance over past comments on Trump I voted for Trump in 2020 — he proved to be the ultimate RINO in 2021 Neera Tanden tapped as White House staff secretary 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 ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonRepublican spin on Biden is off the mark Bill Clinton shares video update after release from hospital Biden, Democrats risk everything unless they follow the Clinton pivot (they won't) 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.
"She can't be a champion of women's rights at the same time she's got this that is always lurking out there, this type of behavior, so it's difficult," he added.
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 TrumpSix big off-year elections you might be missing Twitter suspends GOP Rep. Banks for misgendering trans health official Meghan McCain to Trump: 'Thanks for the publicity' 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."