Confused Clinton Surrogate Botches Clinton’s Resume

April 25, 2016

Sen. Tom Carper (D., Del.) reminisced about Hillary Clinton’s eight years as governor Monday at a campaign event in Delaware, even though Clinton is a former New York senator and has never served as a governor.

"Hillary Clinton was right there in the middle of it all. I saw her. I saw her as a governor, as chairman of the National Governor’s Association, she was terrific," Carper said.

Carper conjured up warm memories of his time working with Clinton in the House of Representatives and praised her for her doing her job, although Clinton never sat in the House.

"For eight years that we served together in the House, she did her job. She did her job. She was amazing. She was amazing," Carper said. "She always surrounded herself by the best people you could find. God, she was a terrific colleague."

He even claimed to remember where the former Senator sat.

"She sat right behind me!" Carper said.

Carper isn’t the only one confused about the former New York senator’s background.

Clinton’s daughter Chelsea has also bungled her mother’s platform, oversimplifying parts of her education plan. Bill Clinton has also confused the details of his wife’s college affordability plan while campaigning for her.

Hillary herself also has memory troubles. Her closest aide, Huma Abedin, has written that Clinton is "often confused" and must consistently be reminded of her schedule.

Carper is the same age as former president Bill Clinton and only one year older than Hillary.