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 pushes back on recent polling data, says internal numbers are 'strongest we've had so far' Illinois state lawmaker apologizes for photos depicting mock assassination of Trump Scaramucci assembling team of former Cabinet members to speak out against Trump MORE called Sen. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoDemocratic senator on possibility of Trump standing up to the NRA: 'That's just such BS' Schumer to Trump: Demand McConnell hold vote on background check bill Graham moves controversial asylum bill through panel; Democrats charge he's broken the rules 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 KavanaughLewandowski on potential NH Senate run: If I run, 'I'm going to win' Cook Political Report moves Susan Collins Senate race to 'toss up' Sen. Susan Collins: Israel should allow Omar, Tlaib to visit 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.