CNN’s Don Lemon on Orlando Shooting: ‘The Media Is Not Trying to Make This About Guns’

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Thursday on “CNN Tonight,” host Don Lemon and network political commentator Kayleigh McEnany, a supporter presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, got into heated back-and-forth debate about the media’s focus on the gun issue aspects of last week’s terrorist mass shooting in Orlando, FL. Partial transcript as follows: KAYLEIGH MCENANY, CNN POLITICAL COMMENTATOR: Well, you know, I do think that she has intimated that, because she was asked if she agrees with the Supreme Court ruling that basically says the Second Amendment entails a right to actually hold the weapon, it’s called the Heller case, and she said, oh, I’m not sure if I agree with that interpretation. So that I think is debatable. But I do want to say I agree with Ana 100 percent, and I think that we should take partisan politics out of it, and that means budging on the various issues. And Donald Trump, we’ve seen him say, I want to look into it, and perhaps support, talk with the NRA about making sure that people on the terror watch list do not take guns. (CROSSTALK) LEMON: OK. Kayleigh, let me say this about… MCENANY: I think that’s reasonable and that is sensible. LEMON: Let