GOP Presidential Candidates Talk About Their Wives Like It's A 1950s Sitcom
Huffington Post - over 2 years
WASHINGTON -- Women were missing from the GOP debate on Wednesday evening, except for candidate Carly Fiorina and CNBC moderator Becky Quick. But one group did get attention: wives of the male candidates, who made appearances as nags, mothers, and people who don't understand banking. Here are some notable wife references -- along with their professional accomplishments -- from Wednesday's debate, as well from the Republican debate last month, taken from transcripts published by The Washington Post. Oct. 28 debate: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.): "I tried ... explaining to my wife why someone named Sallie Mae was taking $1,000 out of our bank account every month." (Jeanette Rubio once worked as a bank teller, according to the Tampa Bay Times. She earned $54,000 advising her husband's top political donor, Norman Braman, on his philanthropic giving in 2013. The charity gave out $250 that year, and spent $149,237 on miscellaneous travel, some of which paid for her to fly to the Hol...
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