Marco Rubio bemoaned Sunday the number of people who are improperly placed on no-fly lists, reiterating his opposition to President Obama's proposal to strip those people of their gun rights.

"There are a majority of people on the no-fly list that are oftentimes people that basically have the same name as somebody else who don't belong on the no-fly list," Rubio said to Jake Tapper on CNN's "State of the Union."

Pressed by Tapper about the claim that a "majority" of the people on these lists are there erroneous, Rubio clarified that he meant "significant," but stuck to his overall reasoning.

"Former Senator Kennedy — Ted Kennedy — once said he was on a no-fly list," Rubio said.

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