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Franken reads mean tweets about support for Clinton

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Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is reading mean tweets he’s received for backing Hillary Clinton in a new video posted by the Democratic presidential front-runner’s campaign.

“Boo,” Franken, the “Saturday Night Live” comic turned senator, reads from one tweet.

{mosads}”K well, boo to you too,” he said in response.

In another tweet, Franken reads that he is “plugged into the establishment matrix.”

“That sounds painful,” Franken said, jokingly. “And it was. That was part of the enhanced interrogation techniques they did during the Bush administration.”

Minnesota’s caucuses are Tuesday, and Clinton is battling rival Bernie Sanders for support in the state, one of Sanders’s best chances for a Super Tuesday victory.

Franken makes the case for Clinton while noting that he has worked with both candidates.

“I like them both a lot,” he said. “They’re both friends of mine, but I think Hillary is the one who can actually get things done, and that’s what I want from a president.”

“Hillary stands for a lot of what I stand for, and I bet she probably stands for a lot of what you stand for too,” he said at the end of the video before encouraging voters to support Clinton on March 1.

“And keep the tweets coming,” he added.



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