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Gillibrand Epically Owns Herself Before CNN Town Hall

The Senator from New York was hitting softballs in preparation for her CNN appearance.

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A U.S. Senator and 2020 presidential candidate accidentally owned herself on Twitter before her Tuesday night CNN town hall.

“Getting ready for tonight’s CNN town hall!” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said Tuesday afternoon.

She attached a video of herself hitting softballs, which created quite the stir, given that CNN is known for tossing softball questions to Democratic Party candidates during such events.

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“A softball analogy. Perfect,” one user said.

“So they’re going to lob softballs at you? what’s there to prepare for?” said another.

The town hall went as planned for both the Senator and her Twitter critics, with not-so-hard-hitting questions like “What’s your favorite movie and why?” and “Name one thing that makes you different than all the other 2020 Democratic candidates.”

To the latter, Gillibrand said:

Well I have a very different story and I come from a rural part of a state as diverse as New York. I won a 2 to 1 Republican district twice and then I brought my whole state together with the highest vote total at 72% and bring people together in Congress all the time. I actually pass a lot of legislation big bills like 9/11 health bill and “Don’t ask, don’t tell” repeal and small bills like the 18 bills that passed in the last Congress, like more money for rural broadband or more money for manufacturing.

The renowned conspiracy theory channel has held several town halls for Democratic Party candidates, including former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).

It will continue with several such events in the upcoming months.


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