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Bill Clinton On Hillary's Collapse: ‘The Same Sort Of Thing's Happened' Before

Hillary Clinton's Sunday scare wasn't the first of its kind, says Bill Clinton.

On a day his wife's medical history dominated the news cycle after her mysterious departure from a 9/11 memorial, the former commander in chief revealed a few details about the frequency of similar incidents.

In an interview with CBS' Charlie Rose, Clinton said,

Rarely, but on more than one occasion, over the last many, many years, the same sort of thing's happened to her when she got severely dehydrated.

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in New York

REUTERS

Bill also said Secretary Clinton has “worked like a demon” throughout the years, echoing a general sentiment coming from the Democratic nominee's camp. Her campaign has been characterizing Sunday's episode as a brave attempt to ignore doctor's orders and “power through” sickness.

Bill Clinton's comments about her health begin at the one-minute mark of the video below.

The spike in attention surrounding Hillary Clinton's health was sparked by an amateur video which showed the former secretary of state being helped to a private car while, apparently, nearly collapsing to the ground.

Video of Hillary Clinton's leaving a 9/11 memorial

Daily Mail

On Monday, in a phone interview with CNN's “AC 360” show, Secretary Clinton denied she'd passed out, telling Anderson Cooper she only felt “dizzy” for a moment.

The presidential nominee's camp also revealed the former New York senator was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday.

Clinton's decision to not share her diagnosis with the public, coupled with Sunday's near-collapse, comes at a time during which she's been on the receiving end of scrutiny for both her health and a lack of transparency.

With former president Bill Clinton implying there have been similar concerning incidents besides Hillary's controversial moment on Sunday, the questions aren't likely to end any time soon.

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Citations: Bill Clinton Says Hillary Dehydration Reax Not First Time, In Charlie Rose Interview (Deadline)

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Joseph Milord

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Joseph is a Senior Writer, Editor and early member of the Elite Daily team. He studied Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University and will probably call Jersey home forever.
Joseph is a Senior Writer, Editor and early member of the Elite Daily team. He studied Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University and will probably call Jersey home forever.

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