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7 Conservatives Who Denounced Michele Bachmann This Week

Rep. Michele Bachmann received widespread Republican criticism for linking Hilary Clinton's deputy chief of staff to the Muslim Brotherhood, Politico reported. "Huma Abedin has three family members — her late father, her mother and her brother-conected to Muslim Brotherhood operatives or organizations," Bachmann wrote.

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2. Mass. Sen. Scott Brown: "Rep. Bachmann’s accusations about Sec. Clinton aide Huma Abedin are out-of-line. This kind of rhetoric has no place in our public discourse."

3. Former N.J. Gov. Christine Todd Whitman: “The sort of unfounded attack unleashed by Congresswoman Bachmann and her [colleagues] brings back painful memories of a low point in our history.”

4. Bachmann's former presidential campaign manager, Ed Rollins: "She sometimes has difficulty with her facts, but this is downright vicious and reaches the late Senator Joe McCarthy level."

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