Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke sent a jaw-dropping counterpunch to a top Democratic lawmaker Friday, saying it was hard for Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) to “think straight from the bottom of the bottle.”
Zinke’s statement, delivered over Twitter, was in response to an op-ed in USA Today authored by Grijalva that called for Zinke’s ouster.
“It’s hard for him to think straight from the bottom of the bottle,” Zinke, a former GOP lawmaker who served with Grijalva in the House, said in a tweeted statement teased with the hashtag #TuneInnForMore.
“This is coming from a man who used nearly $50,000 in tax dollars as hush money to cover up his drunken and hostile behavior,” Zinke said.
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