What was she thinking?
According to Fox News, 2020 presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar mistakenly said she’s just as tall as the towering Thomas Jefferson in a botched history reference on “The Real Time with Bill Maher.”
Klobuchar is 5 feet 4 inches tall while Jefferson was one of the tallest U.S. presidents standing at 6 feet 2 inches.
“I am the only one that is truly 5 foot 4,” Klobuchar said in the interview that aired Friday.
But then Maher chimed in with an incorrect statement: “Thomas Jefferson was 5 foot 4.”
Klobuchar pointed at the HBO host in agreement: “Exactly! There is a president that was 5 foot 4. Jefferson,” Klobuchar said. You can read the full article here.
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