Barack Obama is taking former President Bill Clinton to task and questioning his truthfulness in what's becoming a deepening feud.
Clinton has recently accused Obama of exaggerating his anti-war
record and of handing out undeserved praise to Republicans. Clinton
also accused members of a union supporting Obama of intimidating
voters in the Nevada caucus, and said an Obama radio ad suggested
how Democrats could keep votes from his wife, Hillary Rodham
In an interview with ABC, Obama says that it's troubling that
Clinton "continues to make statements that aren't supported by the
facts." He says there's a lot of regard for Clinton, but that he
must be confronted "when he's not making statements that are
Meanwhile, in a Martin Luther King Day interview with NBC,
Clinton had kind words for Obama, saying King would be excited to
see such a diverse field of Democratic presidential candidates.