NH GOP Lawmaker Disrupts Clinton Town Hall To Ask About Bill’s Past

January 4, 2016 9:27 a.m.

During a town hall event in New Hampshire on Sunday, a New Hampshire Republican lawmaker twice attempt to confront Hillary Clinton about the past conduct of her husband, former President Bill Clinton.

During the beginning of Clinton’s question-and-answer session, Katherine Prudhomme O’Brien, a New Hampshire state representative, began shouting questions at the former secretary of state, according to CNN.

O’Brien again interrupted Clinton later in the event shouting questions.

“You are very rude, and I’m not ever going to call on you,” Clinton said in response, according to video captured by CNN. “Thank you.”

O’Brien later told CNN that she had attempted to ask Clinton about allegations regarding Bill Clinton’s past conduct toward women, referencing Juanita Broderick and Kathleen Willey, who have both accused Bill Clinton of sexual misconduct.

“I asked her how in the world she can say that Juanita Broderick and Kathleen Willey are lying when she has no idea who Juanita Broderick is,” O’Brien said. “She told me this summer that she doesn’t know who she is and doesn’t want to know who she is. And how can she assess that they are lying, which she told someone last month?”

“She says that rape victims should be believed,” O’Brien continued. “I agree with her. That’s true, they should be believed and you should assess what they are saying — she doesn’t even want to assess it.”

O’Brien has a reputation for heckling presidential candidates, including former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, according to CNN.

Watch the clip via CNN:

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