Former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonBiden: A good coach knows when to change up the team Perdue proposes election police force in Georgia To boost economy and midterm outlook, Democrats must pass clean energy bill MORE on Sunday received a chilly reception in West Virginia while campaigning for his wife, Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Armageddon elections to come Poll: Trump leads 2024 Republican field with DeSantis in distant second The politics of 'mind control' 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 ManchinJoe ManchinBiden to meet with CEOs to discuss Build Back Better agenda Hoyer says 'significant' version of Build Back Better will pass this year Gallego went to New York to meet Sinema donors amid talk of primary challenge: report 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."