Minnesota state senator tells ‘whining government officials' they should be approachable in public
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A Minnesota state senator this week schooled "whining government officials" on being approached in public.

“I’ve been in public office for almost eight years,” state Sen. Matt Little tweeted on Wednesday. “If I’m out in public eating lunch or having dinner, you have every right to come up to me and tell me what you think. That’s how public service works.”

Little, a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Famer-Labor Party, added that he was directing the tweet at “any whining government officials.”

Little added that his constituents even know where he eats breakfast.

Little is a former city council member and mayor of Lakeville. He was elected to the Minnesota state Senate in 2016.

His dig comes during a nationwide debate about civility in politics and after several members of the Trump administration were confronted by protesters in public.

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