Burr apologizes after bulls eye comment about Hillary Clinton photo

Sen. Richard Burr (Jeff Reeves/WNCN)
Sen. Richard Burr (Jeff Reeves/WNCN)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Senator Richard Burr is in hot water for joking about gun owners putting a bulls eye on Hillary Clinton.

The comments were recorded while he met with volunteers during a campaign stop outside of Charlotte over the weekend.

Senator Burr has since apologized and said the comments were inappropriate.

In a recording you can clearly hear Senator Burr joke about there not being a bulls eye on a gun magazine that had a photo of Hillary Clinton.

Burr has since apologized, saying his remarks were inappropriate.

Burr is in a tight race with Deborah Ross. The latest polls averaged by Real Clear Politics only have Burr up by one point.

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