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Trump in trouble after Second Amendment comment

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>> So, this is Donald Trump using restraint when talking about Hilary Clinton.>> If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks. Although the second amendment people maybe there is, I don't know, but->> Leaving many to wonder, what exactly Trump was suggesting gun owners could do about a Clinton presidency?
00:00:19
He so-called jokes setting up yet another hurricane of political leverage. Elizabeth Warren blasting Trumps quote, death threats. The daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. calling the comments disturbing and dangerous. And former CIA Director Micheal Hayden telling CNN that similar comments could land someone in a police wagon, but the secret service questioning him.
00:00:40
The campaign immediately clarifying that he was talking about the power of gun rights advocates, of course, to change policy. The comments come, as Trump was trying to re center his campaign after a string of controversies. Amid sagging poll numbers and a slew of repudiations from top Republicans. The latest Reuters Ipsos poll out Tuesday has Clinton up by seven points, but you won't hear Trump talking about that on the campaign trail says, Reuters Reporter Ginger Gibson.
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>> Donald Trump read polls during his primary process almost everyday. Rattling off a ton of statistics was one of his favorite things to do in front of a campaign crowd. And now, almost no mention of polls at all, except to say that they're rigged and aren't representing his actual support.
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>> But his support amongst some Republicans is showing serious signs of strain. Republican Senator Suzanne Collins of Maine saying, Tuesday that although she's always voted for her party, she could not vote for Trump, because a Trump presidency would make the world quote, more dangerous. An Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Lake telling Reuters that if Trump doesn't change his tune, he won't and shouldn't be president.