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CNN analyst applauds gun reporter in Testy Exchange

CNN senior political analyst Kirsten Powers grilled reporter Stephen Gutowski on guns during a heated discussion of the mass shootings on Wednesday. (Watch the video below).

The swap between the two came after two high-profile mass shootings last week, including the Club Q shooting that killed five in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Saturday and another shooting that killed seven, including the shooter. , at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., on Tuesday.

Kasie Hunt, who moderated CNN’s panel on Gun Violence in America, asked Gutowski whether access to assault weapons or “a cultural thing” has driven the number of mass shootings in America.

He later had a testy back-and-forth with Powers, who pointed to the expiration of the federal assault weapons ban in 2004, after saying the two recent shootings “show that he it’s not just AR-15s.”

“I mean, it’s like a game you play,” Powers quickly said.

The amount is on track to make 2022 the year with the second highest number of mass shootings, CNN noted.

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