Washington • Mitt Romney suggested Sunday that the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky scandal will not be an issue if Hillary Rodham Clinton runs for president again.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., in recent weeks has pressed the issue, citing Bill Clinton's "predatory" behavior and suggesting that Americans should think twice about putting him in the White House again as the spouse of a president.
But Romney said on NBC's "Meet the Press" that Hillary Clinton will be judged on her own merits. "I don't think Bill Clinton is as relevant as Hillary Clinton if Hillary Clinton decides to run for president," the 2012 Republican presidential nominee said. "I think her record is what will be judged upon, not the record of her husband."