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Hillary Clinton Brands Republicans as ‘Gun Worshippers’ in Call for More Gun Control

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Clinton teed off on Republicans in an interview with Jennifer Palmieri, who was the former secretary of state’s campaign spokeswoman in 2016 when former President Donald Trump defeated Clinton.

“You know, democracy is the balancing of interests and rights, and unfortunately at this time, the gun worshippers have a huge advantage because of the filibuster and because of their shameless exploitation of people’s unwarranted fears,” Clinton said.

Clinton honed in on Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, a staunch gun rights advocate.

“The opportunists on the other side, like Cruz and his ilk, they know better. And they are in the position of trying to keep people really riled up and scared that sensible gun legislation like we had in the ‘90s for 10 years will somehow undermine their rights,” she said.

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