On Tuesday, Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) distanced herself from some of her Republican colleagues in the Senate when she told MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell that she does not support a GOP-led filibuster of an upcoming gun control bill.
“What do you say to your Republican colleagues, on a different subject – domestically – on guns,” Mitchell asked. “Should there be a filibuster, or should the Republicans let the legislation come to the floor for a vote?”
“I don’t support a filibuster for this,” Ayotte said. “Provided that there are amendments and that we can have the full and robust debate, and I think that’s the way to go forward on an important issue.”
She said that the preservation of Second Amendment rights was important just as it is important to make sure that “people that shouldn’t have guns don’t have them.”
Watch the clip below via MSNBC:
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