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NRA Calls Bernie Sanders' Comments on Gunmaker Liability 'Spot On'

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    Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders is questioned by Fox News host Brett Baer at a Democratic Town Hall March 7, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan.

    The National Rifle Association praised Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday and that may put him in an awkward position, NBC News reported.

    The gun rights group posted a tweet in support of a comment the Vermont senator made on gun industry immunity during a heated exchange in Sunday night's Democratic debate with his rival, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

    "Sen. Sanders was spot-on in his comments about gun manufacturer liability/PLCAA," the gun lobby tweeted. The post was accompanied by a graphic of the senator's remarks: "What you're talking about is ending gun manufacturing in America. I don't agree with that.

    Sanders argued that he doesn't agree with Clinton that gun manufacturers should be held accountable if a crime is committed with their product.