Jun 25, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump criticizes Warner for remarks made in "perhaps a near drunken state"

President Trump rebuked Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.), the ranking member on the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Twitter Monday, for reportedly joking 100 dinner guests last Friday that he and Special Counsel Robert Mueller have damaging information that could create a rocky few months for the administration.

Warner's remark, made during a dinner at his house on Martha’s Vineyard Friday as part of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee’s annual Majority Trust retreat, per Politico: “If you get me one more glass of wine, I’ll tell you stuff only Bob Mueller and I know. If you think you’ve seen wild stuff so far, buckle up. It’s going to be a wild couple of months.”

Editor's note: An earlier version of this post incorrectly claimed that the president, without evidence, accused Warner of drunkenness. It has been updated to reflect that Trump had only claimed he was "perhaps in a near drunken state."

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