Rudy Giuliani: Hillary Clinton 'too stupid to be president'

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is "too stupid to be president" because she didn't know about former White House intern Monica Lewinsky's affair with her husband, according to former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

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Giuliani, an outspoken supporter of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, made the statement after Monday's presidential debate while defending the business mogul's record on gender issues. A video of the comments was posted to Twitter by Elite Daily political writer Alexandra Svokos.

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"The President of the United States, her husband, disgraced the country with what he did in the Oval Office," Giuliani said. "She didn't just stand by him – she attacked Monica Lewinsky. And after being married to Bill Clinton for 20 years, if you didn't know the moment Monica Lewinsky said that Bill Clinton violated her that she was telling the truth, then you're too stupid to be president."

Hillary Clinton stood by her husband when the scandal broke in 1998 during Bill Clinton's presidency. She has subsequently said Bill Clinton was able to hide the affair from both his family.

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Giuliani told Svokos that he would have brought up Hillary Clinton's response to Lewinsky during Monday night's debate. He later took to Twitter to emphasize the Trump did not plan to address Bill Clinton's personal life.

Trump has said in multiple interviews that he decided against bringing up the scandals in respect for the couple's daughter, Chelsea Clinton.

"When she hit me at the end with the women, I was going to hit her with her husband's women and I decided I shouldn't do it because her daughter was in the room," Trump said Tuesday during an interview on "Fox and Friends."

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