06/22/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Bachmann Stands By 'Gangster Government' Remark

Firing back at former President Bill Clinton, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) on Wednesday defended her controversial "gangster government" criticism of Democrats.

Asked if she thought it was appropriate to use the term as American frustration with government hits record levels and lawmakers have received death threats, Bachmann told The Hill, "Absolutely, I do."

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