Trump to Clinton: No, Bill's the Sexist

GOP frontrunner hits back over accusation he's a sexist, lambasts 'woman's card'
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 27, 2015 11:57 AM CST
Trump to Clinton: No, Bill's the Sexist
Nebraska fans try to distract Delaware State players with signs of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 19, 2015.   (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

If Hillary Clinton wants to lob accusations of having a "penchant for sexism" at Donald Trump, Trump would have her know she'd do better to first look at her own spouse. "She's playing the woman's card, and it's like, 'give me a break,'" Trump tells Fox News, then calling Bill Clinton "fair game because his presidency was really considered to be very troubled because of all the things that she's talking to me about. She's gotta be careful. She's got to be fair." That was following on what CNN calls a "tweetstorm," in which Trump complained that "she is letting her husband out to campaign but HE'S DEMONSTRATED A PENCHANT FOR SEXISM, so inappropriate!"

DNC chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz swiped back, notes the Hill, telling NBC that Trump has "been an equal opportunity insulter. He has engaged in some of the most vulgar invective and rhetoric, and really brought this presidential campaign its tone and where the debate is on the other side of the aisle to the lowest that side has ever seen in a presidential campaign." Wasserman-Schultz defended the former president, saying that "any candidate on the other side of the aisle would raise Bill Clinton as somehow a negative to their peril." (More Donald Trump stories.)

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