But Trump said that his space plan was more fulsome than Clinton's, even though the former secretary of state said during her campaign that she would like to make "human exploration of Mars a reality".
Divisiveness from Clinton is nothing new (remember, this is the same woman who once said that half of Trump supporters were "deplorables").
"She put herself in a position where [Democrats] from states that Trump won will have to distance themselves from her even more", said one former senior Clinton aide.
'That's a lot of states, ' the ex-aide added.
"If your messaging is that you want to go back in time, that women can't think for themselves, that our husbands, bosses, and sons tell us what to do, that's quite the message going forward into midterms and [the] general election", she said.
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On Monday, Mike Reed, the deputy communications director at the RNC, emailed reporters to pile on. 'But this one is impossible to ignore.
McCain, who is the daughter of US Senator John McCain (R-Arizona), said that Clinton needed to come up with a "better excuse" than that to explain her defeat.
She said Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign "was looking backwards", playing on what she said were feelings in the non-urban United States of voters who "didn't like black people getting rights", or women getting jobs.
"Putting aside how absurd and wrong she is, rhetoric like this is the reason Sen". "What that map doesn't show you is that I won the places that won two thirds of America's Gross Domestic product".
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) responded by telling The Washington Post, "Those are kind of fighting words for me.I don't think that's the way you should talk to any voter, especially one in my state". The campaign of US president Donald Trump, on the other hand, was "looking backwards". "The Democrat brand is isolated, elitist, and as out-of-touch as it ever has been".
Smith's campaign fired back, arguing the RGA was telegraphing its fear of Smith as the presumptive Democratic nominee.