In a Friday morning interview on North Dakota’s AM 1100 The Flag, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said she doesn’t agree with Hillary Clinton’s recent comments about Donald Trump’s supporters.
Heitkamp, one of the first senators to endorse the former secretary of state back in 2015, was asked to denounce Clinton’s claim that half of Trump supporters fit into a so-called “basket of deplorables,” and she agreed.
“Yes, I do,” she answered. “I think it was the wrong thing to say.”
“I think that it ignores the very true concerns that we have about needing change of this country,” Heitkamp continued. “I think it was ill-advised.”
Heitkamp noted that even “the secretary said it was ill-advised.”
“I think she walked it back and I think that it was unfortunate that she said it. I’m glad that she denounced that statement and I don’t agree with her.”