Mike Gravel

Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Mike Gravel of Alaska in a 1976 file photo.

Former U.S. Sen Mike Gravel of Alaska tweeted a snippy comment about Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris’ statement that she smoked marijuana in college.

Harris, a freshman senator from California, was asked on the nationally syndicated radio show “the Breakfast Club” on Feb. 11 if she had ever smoked marijuana.

Harris reportedly responded, "Half my family's from Jamaica. Are you kidding me?"

She said she smoked a joint in college. "And I did inhale,” she reportedly said with a laugh. "I just broke news."

Harris’ comments resurfaced this week when another Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, criticized two of his Democratic rivals for joking about marijuana use.

Gravel, who served in the Senate from 1969 to 1981, poked Harris in a Tuesday tweet.

Gravel also tweeted Tuesday that he considering another run at the White House. He ran in 2008.

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