Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) took to Twitter on Friday to hit back at Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who called him a "wacko bird" in an interview with The Huffington Post's Jon Ward.
McCain said Amash and Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) were "wacko birds" while explaining that he believes they reflect poorly upon the Republican Party.
Amash and McCain got into another Twitter brawl in February after the senator tweeted a joke comparing Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to a monkey. Amash, who took office in 2011, even offered up the veteran senator some advice.
"Maybe you should wisen up & not make racist jokes," Amash tweeted during the February clash.
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"Bad Day" (Daniel Powter)
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"Get Crazy" (LMFAO)
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"No Way" (The Naked And Famous)
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/29/john-mccain-sarah-palin-c_n_868562.html" target="_hplink"><strong>(May 29, 2011) --</strong></a> In an appearance on Fox News Sunday, McCain was asked whether his former VP nominee, Sarah Palin, could defeat President Barack Obama head-to-head. "Of course she can," McCain said, adding that he was unsure if Palin would take on a 2012 run. She ended up not doing so. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
"I Made A Mistake" (Bob Marley & The Wailers)
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/05/john-mccain-obama-slip-up_n_1187504.html" target="_hplink"><strong>(Jan. 5, 2012) --</strong></a> At a campaign event for GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, McCain had a forgettable slip of the tongue. "I am confident, with the leadership and the backing of the American people, President Obama will turn this country around," he said. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
"Still The One" (Orleans)
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/10/mccain-palin-best-decision_n_1197772.html" target="_hplink"><strong>(Jan. 10, 2012) --</strong></a> Four years after a failed White House run, McCain stood by his vice presidential pick, calling Sarah Palin the "best decision" he's "ever made." (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)
"Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" (Eurythmics)
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"You're A Jerk" (New Boyz)
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"Zombie" (The Cranberries)
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"Bold As Love" (Jimi Hendrix)
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