GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence came to his running mate’s defense on Tuesday afterDonald Trump appeared to joke about gun owners killing Hillary Clinton.
During a rally on Tuesday, Trump was blasting Clinton for wanting to “essentially abolish the Second Amendment,” and warning the crowd that judges she nominated would likely gut gun rights.
“By the way, if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks,” he said. “Though the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don't know.”
Pence dismissed concerns that the remarks were a call to violence.
“I think what Donald Trump is clearly saying was that people who cherish that right, people who believe that firearms in the hands of law abiding citizens make our communities more safe, not less safe, should be involved in the political process and let their voice be heard,” the Indiana governor told an NBC reporter in Lancaster, Penn