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January 27th, 2014
06:08 PM ET

Rand Paul says Bill Clinton's predatory behavior will be 'a factor' for Hillary

(CNN) - It is no secret that Senator Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, may be running for president in 2016, and may end up facing Hillary Clinton. Now, voters may already be getting a taste of what that match up might look like. Paul was asked Sunday about a comment his wife made, arguing that former President Bill Clinton's relationship with Monica Lewinsky should complicate his potential return to the White House as first husband.

"I would say his behavior was predatory, offensive to women," Kelley Ashby Paul, the senator's wife, told Vogue magazine.

"Someone who takes advantage of a young girl in their office? Really. Then they have the gall to stand up and say Republicans are having a war on women? So yes, I think it's a factor. It's not Hillary's fault," Paul told NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday.

Asked whether her husband's scandal should affect the former Secretary of State's chances if she decides to run for president, Paul said "sometimes it's hard to separate one from the other."

President of the Center for American Progress and former policy director for Clinton's 2008 campaign Neera Tanden, and senior editor at National Review Ramesh Ponnuru join "The Lead" to discuss.

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