Priebus: 'Reasonable' to question Clinton camp about health
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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said it’s “reasonable” to question what the Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump: I'd rather run against Biden Democrats target Florida Hispanics in 2020 George Conway says new rape allegation against Trump 'is more credible' than Juanita Broaddrick MORE campaign says about her health in the wake the Democratic nominee’s pneumonia diagnosis.


During a Monday interview on Sean Hannity’s radio show, Priebus accused Clinton’s campaign of frequently lying and pointed to the Democratic nominee's medical episode Sunday as an example of why the public shouldn’t accept its answers about her health.

“I don’t know what’s going on actually,” Priebus said, according to BuzzFeed. “I don’t know what to believe as far as what they’re saying is the problem, because they don’t tell the truth from the beginning and so it’s reasonable – it’s not mean, it’s not wrong that I’m saying this — it is reasonable for people to not accept what they say because they say things that are lies so often. We don’t know what is going on with Hillary Clinton.”

Priebus accused Clinton’s campaign for “spinning” reporters on Sunday. Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday, but didn’t disclose her illness until Sunday after becoming “overheated” at a 9/11 memorial in New York City. Video surfaced in which she appeared to stumble into a van and she was taken to her daughter’s apartment to rest before returning home to Chappaqua, N.Y.

“Here we have them spinning, spinning, and spinning all day on Sunday and then suddenly they come back and say, ‘Oh well, she was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday, and oh well, yeah,’” Priebus said. “Look, it’s the lies. We don’t want anyone to be ill, but what we do expect is that you’d at least be honest.”

Clinton’s campaign has come under fire for the handling of disclosures about her health issues and for keeping the campaign’s pool reporters in the loop on Sunday following her early departure from the memorial. The former secretary of State’s health has been questioned by GOP nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpFormer Joint Chiefs chairman: 'The last thing in the world we need right now is a war with Iran' Pence: 'We're not convinced' downing of drone was 'authorized at the highest levels' Trump: Bolton would take on the whole world at one time MORE and both nominees plan to release more detailed medical records in the coming days.

In her first interview since falling ill, Clinton called into CNN Monday night, downplaying her diagnosis by saying she didn’t think “it was going to be that big a deal.”

Clinton didn't say specifically when she'd return to the campaign trail, other than to tell CNN’s Anderson Cooper that it will be "in the next couple of days."