Dems pounce on McConnell's 'Golden Girls' joke about Clinton

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“This morning Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellGiffords-backed gun control group endorses Toomey, Kirk Republicans say party can’t afford to cut ties to Trump McConnell calls for ObamaCare money to be used for Zika MORE said that if former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonHannity to protesters: 'All lives matter' Trump will meet with Latino, black activists Thursday Poll: Clinton tied with Trump in SC MORE ran for President, it would be like a re-run of the Golden Girls,” said Kentucky Democratic Party Chairman Dan Logsdon in a statement. “I can't believe it, I have always admired Hillary Clinton for all she has done. Not just for America, but for women worldwide. It's disgusting that Mitch McConnell would resort to these kind of petty attacks.”

Speaking to the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, McConnell argued that rising GOP congressman such as Sens. Marco RubioMarco RubioThe Trail 2016: Trump works to widen his appeal Rubio primary challenger loans campaign M Trump-Clinton race redraws battle for Electoral College MORE (R-Fla.) and Rand PaulRand PaulTrump gets little backing from Silicon Valley Lawmakers amplify criticism of US support for Saudi bombing campaign How Breitbart turned on Ted Cruz MORE (R-Ky.) and Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanVA to ban large-scale display of Confederate flag in cemeteries Trump aide accused Catholics of backing immigration to boost church GOP is calling for IPAB repeal for the wrong reasons MORE (R-Wis.) were evidence the Republican Party had a new wave of young conservative voices.

“Don’t tell me Democrats are the party of the future when their presidential ticket for 2016 is shaping up to look like a rerun of the 'Golden Girls,' " he said, apparently referencing Clinton and Vice President Biden.

Logsdon’s statement directs supporters to a website with an online petition demanding an apology from the senior Senator from Kentucky.



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