Sanders blasts Bill Clinton for comment about 'awful legacy' of past 8 years

Bernie SandersBernie SandersClinton critiques Sanders fans in leaked audio Ben & Jerry's co-founder declined to endorse Clinton: report Trump defends his 3 a.m. tweetstorm MORE seized on former President Bill ClintonBill ClintonTrump: 'I'm considering' going after Clintons' marriage What Trump and Obama have in common Trump demands Obama not pardon Clinton for 'crimes' MORE’s comment Monday about the “awful legacy” from the past eight years.

While campaigning for his wife, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonClinton critiques Sanders fans in leaked audio Ben & Jerry's co-founder declined to endorse Clinton: report Trump: 'I'm considering' going after Clintons' marriage MORE, in Washington state, the former president called on voters to support the former secretary of State “if you believe we’ve finally come to the point where we can put the awful legacy of the last eight years behind us,” according to USA Today.

The remark first appeared as a slight to Obama, but a spokesperson for Clinton later clarified that the former president was talking about Republicans and gridlock in the federal government.

Sanders blasted Bill Clinton for his comment Monday night, tweeting, “Don’t know that I’d call President Obama's 72 straight months of job growth an 'awful legacy.'”

 

 

Hillary Clinton has repeatedly knocked Sanders for being too critical of the president.