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LAS VEGAS - As Sharron Angle greeted supporters at Stoney's Restaurant in Las Vegas, 8 News NOW Reporter Nathan Baca approached her to ask about her Social Security plan.
Her website calls for "transitioning out" Social Security and Medicare.
"Why do you want to eliminate (Social Security) for younger folks, because your plan calls for transitioning out," Baca asked.
"You believe the Harry Reid lie," Angle replied.
When asked to define "transitioning out", Angle said, "Transition into a personalized account… personalized Social Security accounts that they can't raid."
The stock market, Baca countered, almost crashed in 2008, meaning millions of seniors would have had their savings accounts wiped out.
Angle replied, "Now, you're putting words into my mouth from Harry Reid. I want you to be very clear on this. I'm here to save Social Security… Harry Reid is here to bankrupt Social Security."
Baca then asked Angle about her quote calling for the elimination of the Environmental Protection Agency. "Why do you want to eliminate the EPA when we're in our worst environmental disaster in this country," Baca asked.
Angle replied, "Where are you getting these questions? The issues are not about the EPA… The issues are homes here in Nevada… He is trying to make this a campaign about me. But, where's Harry? Go ask him… Please go ask Harry about the EPA, and why they have failed."
"And why you want to eliminate it," Baca asked.
"Why they have failed to do what they needed to do in the Gulf," Angle answered.
Angle walked away when asked about her website once advocating the United States' withdrawal from the United Nations. She then gave a 20 minute interview to conservative radio talk show host Roger Hedgecock.
She told the assembled media she'd answer four questions, but refused to answer Baca's question about a previous Angle statement in which she said, "If this Congress keeps going the way it is, people are really looking towards those Second Amendment remedies." Baca kept asking into the parking lot, but received no answer.
The reaction from the Angle campaign was swift. A campaign spokesperson called Nathan Baca "an idiot" and another term that can't be repeated. The campaign spokesman did say he would detail Angle's positions, but he refused to answer on camera.
In a statement released Friday, the Angle campaign says "A news account has reported that someone "from the Angle campaign" described as "a campaign spokesperson" for the Sharron Angle U.S. senatorial campaign had used abusive language with a reporter yesterday evening during an event in Las Vegas. This is not correct. The official in-state spokesman was not at the event. The person who spoke to the reporter is unknown and is not an employee of the Angle campaign and was in no way authorized to speak on behalf of the Angle campaign."