Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) office responded on Tuesday to Sen. Tom Coburn’s (R-OK) comment on Monday in which he called Reid an “absolute a–hole.”
“Nothing says ‘comity’ like childish playground name-calling, especially from a senator who has not sponsored a single piece of successful bipartisan legislation during his entire Senate career,” Reid’s spokesman Adam Jentleson told the Hill.
Coburn continued to bash Reid on Tuesday morning, according to the Hill.
“I think he’s done more damage to the Senate than any majority leader,” Coburn said.
Coburn would reportedly like to meet with Reid, but Reid’s office has not yet received an invitation, according to the Hill.
“Since this is the second time in the last year or so Senator Coburn has had to apologize to Senator Reid, he knows where to find him,” Jentleson told the Hill.
Coburn also called Reid “incompetent” in July 2012.