Protesters Assail Bill Clinton on Crime Bill, Economic Record

Clinton didn't back away but instead welcomed a debate on both topics

While Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was making history —surpassing the "magic number" of delegates needed to clinch the Democratic Party's nomination — her husband, former president Bill Clinton, found himself in two different heated confrontations with protesters while campaigning for his wife Monday.

Clinton was shouted down by a man who appeared to challenge him on the crime bill that he signed in 1994, while another man appeared to challenge him on his economic record and Wall Street.

Clinton didn't back away but instead welcomed a debate on both topics, telling the first man who shouted about the crime bill, "let's talk about that ... Now if I talk about it will you let me talk instead of interrupting me?"

Clinton took issue with his wife being tied to every criticism of his presidency, saying, "I don't think it's right to go back and cherry pick my record and then try to blame Hillary with everything somebody disagrees with. If you are going to do that, you at least ought to give her credit for the things she agreed with."

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