Trump Jr. slams 2020 Dems as 'more concerned' about rights of murderers than legal gun owners

Trump Jr. slams 2020 Dems as 'more concerned' about rights of murderers than legal gun owners
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Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpDick Cheney to attend fundraiser supporting Trump reelection: report House chairman warns foreign governments to 'cease and desist' spending money at Trump properties Chris Cuomo: 'I should be better than the guys baiting me' MORE slammed 2020 Democratic presidential candidates Tuesday as "more concerned" about giving rights to murderers than legal gun owners.

"What does it say about the modern-day Democrat Party that @BernieSanders and @KamalaHarris seem more concerned about giving mass murderers like the Boston Marathon Bomber voting rights, than protecting the civil rights of law abiding American citizens who legally own guns?" the president's eldest son asked on Twitter.

Trump Jr. was likely referring to arguments both Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersJoe Biden faces an uncertain path Bernie Sanders vows to go to 'war with white nationalism and racism' as president Biden: 'There's an awful lot of really good Republicans out there' MORE (I-Vt.) and Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisJoe Biden faces an uncertain path Biden: 'There's an awful lot of really good Republicans out there' Fighter pilot vs. astronaut match-up in Arizona could determine control of Senate MORE (D-Calif.) made during CNN town halls Monday night.

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Sanders said during the town hall that all felons should have the right to vote while incarcerated, including domestic terrorists like the Boston Marathon bomber.

"I think the right to vote is inherent to our democracy," he said. "Yes, even for terrible people, because once you start chipping away ... you’re running down a slippery slope. ... I do believe that even if they are in jail, they’re paying their price to society, but that should not take away their inherent American right to participate in our democracy.” 

Harris during the town hall emphasized the importance of making sure the "formerly incarcerated" maintain the right to vote.

When pressed about whether current felons should also have that right, Harris was noncommittal.

“I think we should have that conversation," Harris said.

Both candidates support stricter gun control laws.

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegButtigieg: We 'probably are' on cusp of recession Chris Wallace becomes Trump era's 'equal opportunity inquisitor' Fighter pilot vs. astronaut match-up in Arizona could determine control of Senate MORE (D) broke with Sanders and Harris on felon voting rights, making clear he does not believe that convicted felons should be able to vote while incarcerated.