Washington (CNN)New Hampshire's governor said Friday that Donald Trump's comment calling the state a "drug-infested den" was an "aspersion upon the entire state."
"We know the President has the tendency to speak in hyperbole and tweet things out and all that stuff, but you can't go out and just cast this misconception, aspersion upon the entire state," Gov. Chris Sununu told WMUR.
"I won New Hampshire because New Hampshire is a drug-infested den," Trump said, according to the transcript from January 27.
Earlier this week, the White House commission dedicated to analyzing the opioid crisis in the United States recommended the President declare a national public health emergency over the epidemic.
"Of course, of course, look, when you have the fastest-growing economy, all of the great things we have with travel and tourism, that fact that we are still the best state in the country to live and work and raise a family, this mischaracterization of words like that, there is no place for that," Sununu said to WMUR.
Porting live in lebanon, ray brewer, wmur news 9. Adam: president trump is drawing a rebuke from the granite state after reportedly calling n hampshire "A drug-infested den." "The washington post" is reporting the president made the comments during a phone call with the president of mexico, talking about the border wall and the drug trade. Saying, "I won new hampshire because new hampshire is a drug-infested den." members of new hampshire's congressional delegation immediately condemned the.