Many commenters applauded the president for being a good father after seeing the private voicemail message Fox News aired.
"I just feel so sorry for the Asian American community," the New York Democrat told CNN's "New Day."
Darryl Albert Varnum is charged with making a threat against an official for a voicemail that said he would kill a Florida lawmaker, Capitol Police said.
"You know we need some kind of a heads up ... just for the sake of protecting all our interests," Dowd calmly tells Flynn's attorney in the voicemail recording.