Romney: Lewinsky Scandal Has Nothing To Do With Hillary Clinton

Former Massachusetts Gov., and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney pauses while speaking at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 15, 2013.
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Mitt Romney on Sunday said that Bill Clinton and the Lewinsky scandal should not be a factor voters consider if Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2016.

“I don’t think Bill Clinton is as relevant as Hillary Clinton if she decides to run for president,” he said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “She has her own record and her own vision.”

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), a 2016 hopeful, has recently tried to resurface the Lewinsky scandal and has suggested that it might be a factor in Hillary Clinton’s bid for the White House if she decides to run.

Romney said that while Bill Clinton made mistakes, Hillary Clinton should not have to answer for them.

“He embarrassed the nation. He breached his responsibility as an adult,” he said. “That’s not Hillary Clinton’s to explain.”

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