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“This morning Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGun proposal picks up GOP support Children’s health-care bill faces new obstacles Dems see Trump as potential ally on gun reform MORE said that if former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonChris Murphy’s profile rises with gun tragedies DNC, RNC step up cyber protections Gun proposal picks up GOP support 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 Antonio RubioOvernight Defense: Tillerson, Trump deny report of rift | Tillerson says he never considered resigning | Trump expresses 'total confidence' in secretary | Rubio asks Army to kick out West Point grad Rubio asks Army to kick out West Point grad with pro-communist posts GOP establishment doubts Bannon’s primary powers MORE (R-Fla.) and Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulHouse bill set to reignite debate on warrantless surveillance Authorizing military force is necessary, but insufficient GOP feuds with outside group over analysis of tax framework MORE (R-Ky.) and Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanThe Hill Interview: Budget Chair Black sticks around for now Gun proposal picks up GOP support GOP lawmaker Tim Murphy to retire at end of term 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.