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Anderson Coooper put Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on the spot this afternoon, live on CNN.
“I will say I have never really seen you talk about gays and lesbians and transgender people in a positive way until now,” he said. “I read your twitter history for the last year and you were tweeting about, you know, National Dog Month and National Shelter Dog Appreciation Day or Adopt a Shelter Dog Day. It is Gay Pride month. You never tweeted about Gay Pride month.”
“The only thing I’m championing are human beings whose lives were lost to terror,” Bondi shot back during the contentious one-on-one. “My goodness, Anderson, we’ve had 49 people murdered. Simply because they were in a bar, at the wrong time.”
“I’m telling you what people have been telling me to ask you: Moving forward, do you see yourself as being a vocal champion for gay and lesbian citizens in the state?” WATCH:
— Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) June 14, 2016