Klobuchar doubles down on Buttigieg attack: 'Experience does matter'

Klobuchar doubles down on Buttigieg attack: 'Experience does matter'
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Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharWicker: Biden comments on Ukraine caused 'distress' for both parties Effort to overhaul archaic election law wins new momentum Hillicon Valley — Senate panel advances major antitrust bill MORE (D-Minn.) again hit fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden talks, Senate balks Airlines suspend US flights in response to 5G deployment AT&T, Verizon to delay 5G rollout near certain airports MORE on Sunday, defending her experience as a Washington lawmaker. 

"I just think the fact that someone has experience can be a really good thing right now when we have a president who went in there with no experience and has done nothing when it comes to helping regular people," Klobuchar on CNN's "State of the Union." 

Klobuchar's remarks came in response to a question about her attack on Buttigieg during last Thursday's debate

The senator hit the South Bend, Ind. mayor for what she said was him mocking "100 years of experience on the stage." 

Defending her remarks, Klobuchar on Sunday  touted some of her opponents' achievements. 

"I pointed out to him that experience does matter, that is how we got the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau because of Elizabeth's work," she said, referencing Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenArizona Democratic Party executive board censures Sinema Democrats call on Biden administration to ease entry to US for at-risk Afghans Biden stiff arms progressives on the Postal Service MORE (D-Mass.), another White House hopeful.


She also touted Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerDespite Senate setbacks, the fight for voting rights is far from over Small ranchers say Biden letting them get squeezed Democrats call on Biden administration to ease entry to US for at-risk Afghans MORE's (D-N.J.) work on the First Step Act as well as former candidate Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisTo stabilize Central America, the US must craft better incentives for trade Majority in new poll say US headed in wrong direction Biden says Roe v. Wade under attack like 'never before' MORE's (D-Calif.) work "helping consumers in California."

Klobuchar also said that her campaign has "huge momentum right now." 

Her campaign raised more than $1 million in a day after the debate, she said. 

She also said that she has had large crowds in "tiny, tiny towns" as she campaigns across Iowa ahead of the first-in-the-nation caucuses in February.