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DNC slams Karl Rove for Hillary Clinton 'brain injury' comment

Karl Rove isn’t a doctor, but he says Hillary Clinton might be suffering from brain injury.

While onstage during a conference near Los Angeles last week, he dropped that jaw-dropper, the New York Post reports.

Rove says it stems from when she fell in Dec. 2012 and was officially diagnosed with a blood clot.

“Thirty days in the hospital?” Rove told the conference. “And when she reappears, she’s wearing glasses that are only for people who have traumatic brain injury? We need to know what’s up with that.”

According to the New York Post, Clinton’s rep responsed, saying “Please assure Dr. Rove she’s 100 percent. Karl Rove has deceived the country for years, but there are no words for this level of lying.”

The Democratic National Committee issued the following statement, taking a shot at Rove’s prediction that Mitt Romney would beat President Barack Obama in 2012.

“It appears Karl Rove’s medical diagnoses are about as solid as his election night prognostications.”

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On Tuesday, Rove defended his comments on Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom.”

“I didn’t say she had brain damage,” Rove said. “I never used that phrase.”

“When you go through a health incident like this, any presidential candidate has to ask themselves, ‘Am I willing to do this for eight years of my life?’ ” he said.

“She’s hidden a lot of this,” he said.

Via New York Post, CNN