Newtown families are not props, WH spokesman says


White House press secretary Jay Carney angrily denounced Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., for suggesting that the president was using the families of Newtown victims as props, saying, “I don’t know if Sen. Paul met with the Newtown families, but the Newtown families aren’t here because of the president – they’re here because their children were murdered.”


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