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Kennedy defends calling Pelosi ‘dumb’ at Trump rally

“I didn’t mean it as disrespectful at all,” Kennedy said

Sen. John Kennedy said he ”didn’t mean it as disrespectful at all“ when he called Speaker Nancy Pelosi ”dumb” at a rally on Wednesday night. (Thomas McKinless/CQ Roll Call)

GOP Sen. John Kennedy defended calling Speaker Nancy Pelosi “dumb” at a rally with President Donald Trump in his home state of Louisiana Wednesday evening.

“I didn’t mean it as disrespectful, I didn’t mean it as disrespectful at all,” Kennedy said Thursday.

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