Trump knocks 'crazy female senator' for comments on men

Trump knocks 'crazy female senator' for comments on men
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn't want NYT in the White House Veterans group backs lawsuits to halt Trump's use of military funding for border wall Schiff punches back after GOP censure resolution fails MORE called Sen. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoDemocrats introduce SWAMP Act to ban meetings with foreign leaders at Trump properties Democrats urge Rick Perry not to roll back lightbulb efficiency rules Overnight Energy: Lawmakers show irritation over withheld Interior documents | Republican offers bipartisan carbon tax bill | Scientists booted from EPA panel form new group MORE (D-Hawaii) a "crazy female senator" for her support for the "Green New Deal" and comments on men in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Saturday.

“The crazy female senator from the state of Ohio,” he said, before correcting to Hawaii. “She’s like a crazed person. What she said about men is so bad.”

Trump then mocked Hirono for her support of the Green New Deal.

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He said that when asked about whether she supports the Green New Deal, she responded “Well, I don’t know how people are going to get to Hawaii, but I’m in favor of the plan."

"I don't get it." Trump added.

Hirono said in September that men in the country should "shut up and step up" while referring to the way Republicans were handling the sexual assault allegations against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett KavanaughBrett Michael KavanaughMajority disapprove of Trump Supreme Court nominations, says poll These 3 women are defining the race to unseat Trump On The Money: Supreme Court takes up challenge to CFPB | Warren's surge brings scrutiny to wealth tax | Senators eye curbs on Trump emergency powers MORE

“Guess who is perpetrating all of these kinds of actions? It’s the men in this country,” Hirono said, according to The Washington Post. “I just want to say to the men in this country: Just shut up and step up. Do the right thing, for a change.” 

Hirono is also a co-sponsor of the Senate resolution in favor of the Green New Deal. 

CPAC is an annual gathering of conservatives that features prominent speakers.