“I’m not a doctor,” Priebus said on the
Former Republican Vice President
“That’s going to be expected of anybody,” he said on the
Rove raised a political firestorm in a speech earlier this month when he brought up Clinton’s health scare in December 2012. At that time, the then-secretary of State became dehydrated, fainted and suffered a concussion, according to her doctors and
Clinton has not personally addressed Rove's remarks. Her aides, however, have characterized them as a political attack. They did not immediately comment about the Priebus and Cheney statements on Sunday.
But several Democrats on Capitol Hill did weigh in. Sen.
Clinton would be 69 years old by Election Day 2016, and Rove, interviewed on Fox News Sunday, said he was only trying to raise questions about whether her age and health will have some bearing on her personal decision on whether to run for the presidency.