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 reversed course on flavored e-cigarette ban over fear of job losses: report Trump to award National Medal of Arts to actor Jon Voight Sondland notified Trump officials of investigation push ahead of Ukraine call: report MORE called Sen. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoDemocratic senators introduce bill to block funding for border wall live stream Overnight Energy: Perry replacement faces Ukraine questions at hearing | Dem chair demands answers over land agency's relocation | Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders unveil 0B Green New Deal public housing plan Perry replacement moves closer to confirmation despite questions on Ukraine 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 KavanaughElection 2020: Why I'm watching Amy and Andy Kavanaugh hailed by conservative gathering in first public speech since confirmation Protesters roll out a screen playing Blasey Ford's testimony ahead of Federalist Society dinner 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.