Late Monday, Fox News’s Bret Baier asked McCaskill to clarify statements made in a radio interview her campaign released last week. At first, she politely demurred, perhaps knowing that Democrats in her own state had recoiled against the campaign ad, assuming Claire was talking about them, and she pointed her criticism at progressive activists instead.
“The crazy Democrats are people who walk in restaurants and scream in elected officials’ faces. The crazy democrats are — we have a state senator here in Missouri that actually advocated for the assassination of President Trump. That’s a crazy Democrat,” McCaskill told Baier.
“I don’t do those things. I am not somebody who thinks we should ever be uncivil. I think what most Missourians want is for us to listen to each other, figure out where we can compromise, not scream in each other’s faces, not call each other names, so I’m really talking about civility here. I’m talking about being polite, having good manners,” she added.
“I would not call my colleagues crazy, but Elizabeth Warren sure went after me when I advocated tooling back some of the regulations for small banks and credit unions,” McCaskill responded.
And then she went after Sanders: “I certainly disagree with Bernie Sanders on a bunch of stuff, um, so I’m not afraid. So I don’t know those kinds of things which do separate me, I think, from some of the knee-jerk folks that just are against the president no matter what.” – READ MORE