Politics

Sanders laughs off Clinton's subtle accusation of sexism

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' recent accusation that Hillary Clinton "shouts" when she discusses guns was entirely unrelated to her gender, Sanders told CNN on Sunday.

During a campaign speech Friday in Alexandria, Va., the former secretary of state told supporters she'd "been told to stop shouting about guns," in a clear reference to Sanders.

"Actually, I haven't been shouting, but sometimes when a woman talks, some people think it's shouting," Clinton said.

"She's basically calling you a sexist," CNN's Jake Tapper told Sanders on Sunday. "She is suggesting, in public, that you have a problem with women speaking out."

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