Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersKamala Harris picks Baltimore as headquarters for potential 2020 campaign: report Sen. Casey says he won't run for president in 2020 Women's March plans 'Medicare for All' day of lobbying in DC MORE seized on former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonAgency function is tied to how people feel about their job — that's bad news for USDA research 5 myths about William Barr Dems should follow Bill Clinton's lead on minimum wage hike MORE’s comment Monday about the “awful legacy” from the past eight years.

While campaigning for his wife, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump knocks BuzzFeed over Cohen report, points to Russia dossier DNC says it was targeted by Russian hackers after fall midterms Special counsel issues rare statement disputing explosive Cohen report 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.