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Hillary Clinton: Says Bernie Sanders "has been largely a very reliable supporter of the NRA."

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Hillary Clinton: Bernie Sanders ‘has been largely a very reliable supporter of the NRA’

Reeling from attacks over her ties to Wall Street, Hillary Clinton blasted Bernie Sanders over his own connections to a target of liberal ire: the gun lobby. "He’s been largely a very reliable supporter of the NRA. He kept his word to the NRA. He voted against the Brady Bill five times," Clinton said during the April 14 Democratic primary debate in New York. She’s right about his votes against background checks and waiting periods, which took place from 1991 to 1993. But what about her attack that Sanders has consistently supported the gun lobby? That’s a lot less …

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