The is campaign manager quits after video of the candidates shows secretly backing gun ban

New York Democratic congressional candidate Tedra Cobb says she supports a ban of some weapons, but recognised that they would not say so in public for fear of losing the election.

(Tedra Cobb Campaign)

The campaign manager of a Democrat seeking a U.S. house seat in the U.S. state of New York, to finish the campaign on Tuesday, after a video of the candidate showed said they would not be public a prohibition of certain firearms out of fear of favour, that they would lose choice.

Mike Szustak, which has been running since April, the campaign of the candidate Tedra Cobb, told the Watertown Daily Times that he falls more and more part of the Cobb deal, the Republican incumbent, Elise Stefanik in New York, the 21st constituency.

The departure follows the revelation that Cobb explain to the public that guns preferably, the ban of storm. The video was first revealed in the Washington Free Beacon. Fox News also reported on the video.


“When I was in this thing today, the first table, I was told a woman,” How do you feel about assault rifles?’ And I said, you should be banned,” Cobb is listening to, tells a group of young people in the video.

“And I said, you know, get up the people, to go, to go, get your lunch, because it was a buffet, and I just said to her, ‘I want you to know, Cindy, I can’t say that,” she added.

“When I was in this thing today, the first table, I was told a woman,” How do you feel about assault rifles?’ And I said, you should be banned.”

– Tedra Cobb

The Democrat said that she publicly supported a gun ban, because doom her election chances.

“And she said, ‘Well, I want you’, and I said, ‘I’m not going to win,'” Cobb said. “I said, says Moms Demand [Action], Tricia and Pleau [a member of the gun-control group Moms Demand Action] said, ‘don’t tell me you don’t want to ban an assault rifle-because you win.'”

Cobb has a platform for addressing gun violence nationwide, including the extension of universal background checks and a ban on bump-share — devices of a semi-automatic weapon to fire as an automatic weapon. But none of their official proposals, propose to ban any kind of firearms.

The Republican party jumped on the issue last week, the exhibition of a strong attack on Cobb, calling them “Wild, out-of-touch” and accuses her of “lying to the voters.”

“Tedra Cobb knows that she is wildly out of touch with the circle, so you desperately tried to hide their liberal agenda, the voters,” Chris Martin, the regional press Secretary for the National Republican Congressional Committee, told the Free Beacon.

“At first, she was forced to admit that they raised taxes more than 20 times [St. Lawrence County official], and she is now suspended if you lie to the voters about their support for an assault ban weapons and taking weapons away from law-abiding citizens,” he added.

Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @Lukas mikelionis.

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