Meanwhile, Hillary had State Department aides doing favors for donors.
The U.S. Secret Service has had “more than one” conversation with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign regarding comments the candidate made about gun rights, CNN reported on Wednesday.
“If (Democrat Hillary Clinton) gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks,” Trump said at a rally in North Carolina on Tuesday. “Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don’t know,” he continued. Some critics believe Trump was referring to gun violence against his rival.
“Not formally spoken” translates to the Secret Service doesn’t think this is worth their time, unlike the impression CNN wished to engender.
A federal official on Wednesday said the U.S. Secret Service had not formally spoken with Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign regarding his suggestion a day earlier that gun rights activists could stop Democratic rival Hillary Clinton from curtailing their access to firearms.
Following Trump’s comment at a rally on Tuesday in which he suggested that gun rights activists could stop Clinton from appointing liberal anti-gun justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, a federal official familiar with the matter told Reuters that there had been no formal conversations between the Secret Service and the Trump campaign.
Earlier CNN had reported that there had been multiple conversations between the campaign and the agency.