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Clinton slams Trump on guns

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Hillary Clinton has slammed her Republican rival Donald Trump on guns, saying she will not pander to the gun lobby.

The Democratic presidential hopeful was speaking at a Trayvon Martin Foundation meeting, for mothers who have lost sons to gun violence.

“Now we know the gun lobby is powerful; I believe it’s the most powerful lobby in Washington. And we know that some candidates will say or do anything to keep them happy. Just yesterday, at the NRA’s annual convention, Donald Trump said that in his very first hour as president, heaven forbid, (laughter, cheering) he would overturn President Obama’s actions to strengthen background checks.”

It comes after Trump told the National Rifle Association that Clinton would try to abolish the Second Amendment ‘right to bear arms’, setting the stage for a show down over gun control.

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