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.