During Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s 2016 campaign kickoff, Rachel Campos-Duffy lit into former President Bill Clinton over the Monica Lewinsky scandal that tarred his final years in the White House.
According to reporters in Waukesha, Wi. at the announcement, Campos-Duffy, who is married to Rep. Sean Duffy, said that while Walker and his wife, Tonette, have been married for 24 years, the former president’s age is 24.
"Scott has been married to Tonette for 24 years. 24 is Bill Clinton's favorite age" -Rachel Campos-Duffy, introducing @GovWalker
— John Dickerson (@jdickerson) July 13, 2015
"Scott has been married to Tonette for 24 years. 24 is Bill Clinton's favorite age" -Rachel Campos-Duffy, intro-ing Walker
— Sara Murray (@SaraMurray) July 13, 2015
— Kasie Hunt (@kasie) July 13, 2015
— Jessie Opoien (@jessieopie) July 13, 2015
Rachel Campos-Duffy compares Scott Walker and Hillary Clinton. Scott has been married 24 years, while "24 is BIll Clinton's favorite age."
— Jenna Johnson (@wpjenna) July 13, 2015
Many members of the political media ended up cringing at the joke leveled by Campos-Duffy, who is a frequent guest on the Fox News daytime show “Outnumbered.”
— Chris Cillizza (@TheFix) July 13, 2015
Some Clinton trash talking during the Walker warm up program.
— Dan Balz (@danbalz) July 13, 2015
this is a member of congress’s wife speaking at a presidential kickoff about a former president of the United States https://t.co/F0rNjwd1bc
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) July 13, 2015
Um, that escalated quickly…. https://t.co/j4mXieKPyV
— Luke Russert (@LukeRussert) July 13, 2015