• "Montanans are sick and tired of listening to anti-American, anti-Semite, radical Democrats trash our country and our ideals. This is America. We’re the greatest country in the world. I stand with @realdonaldtrump," said Sen. Steve Daines, on Twitter.

  • “We should be able to disagree on policy and politics without devolving into divisive, hateful rhetoric. These comments were reprehensible and far beneath the office of the presidency," said Sen. Jon Tester.

  • “Greg is concerned less about where extreme liberal Democrats are from and more about their socialist agenda for socialized medicine, open borders, and a national gun registry. Greg will continue standing against socialism and working to protect our Montana way of life," said a spokesman for Rep. Greg Gianforte.

Perrin Stein can be reached at 406-582-2648 or at pstein@dailychronicle.com. Follow her on Twitter @PerrinStein.

Perrin Stein is the county, state and federal government reporter for the Chronicle.

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