May 14 - Former president Bill Clinton defends wife Hillary from comments by former Bush aid Karl Rove, who had said Clinton suffered ''brain damage'' after her 2012 blood clot. Mana Rabiee reports.
Hillary Clinton did not suffer brain damage in 2012, thank you very much. That was the message from former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday. He was reacting to news that Karl Rove, a former top aid to President George W. Bush, said Clinton may have suffered brain damage from a 2012 blood clot while Secretary of State. SOUNDBITE: FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON SAYING: "First of all, I've got to give him credit. That embodies the old saying that consistency is the hob goblin of little minds. Rove denied making the comment but told told Fox News that Clinton will have to deal with questions about her health if she runs for president. SOUNDBITE: FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON SAYING: "First they said she faked her concussion, and now they say she's auditioning for a part on The Walking Dead. I mean what ever it takes." Hillary Clinton suffered the blood clot in her head in 2012 after a fall at her home. She got treatment at a New York hospital but the incident raised health concerns at the time. The 66-year-old is seriously considering entering the race to succeed President Obama. She'd be the prohibitive favorite if she decides to run.