Former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonTensions between McConnell and Schumer run high as trial gains momentum Nadler gets under GOP's skin 'Emotion' from Trump's legal team wins presidential plaudits MORE on Sunday received a chilly reception in West Virginia while campaigning for his wife, Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonCollins walks impeachment tightrope Hill.TV's Saagar Enjeti rips Sanders for 'inability to actually fight with bad actors' in party Hill.TV's Krystal Ball knocks Clinton's 'mean girl' comments against Sanders MORE.

“I want you to send me to West Virginia,” he said during an event in Logan, W.Va., describing a conversation with the Democratic presidential front-runner. "I want you to send me to those Native American reservations out there where those good people have nothing because they don’t have gambling. I want you to send me to any place in America that feels left out and left behind. That’s what I want to do.”


Hecklers greeted the former chief executive’s remarks with jeers.

“This is where they start screaming because they don’t want to hear this,” Bill Clinton said as the protesters apparently left the venue. 

“The difference between us and them is that we listen to them,” he added.

Bill Clinton was promoting his spouse’s White House run in West Virginia ahead of its Democratic presidential primary on May 10.

Local news station WVNS reported on Saturday that Logan officials sent Sen. Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinTrump's trial a major test for McConnell, Schumer Poll: West Virginia voters would view Manchin negatively if he votes to convict Trump Pelosi set to send impeachment articles to the Senate next week MORE’s (D-W.Va.) office an email last week protesting the Clinton campaign’s outreach there.

“Bill and Hillary Clinton are simply not welcome in our town,” they wrote to Mike Browning, a representative in Manchin’s office.

“Mrs. Clinton’s anti-coal messages are the last thing our suffering town needs at this point,” the message added.

“The policies that have been championed by people like Mrs. Clinton have all but devastated our fair town, and honestly, enough is enough. We wish them the best in their campaign, however, we again state they are not welcome on our city properties."