Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin recently bashed former President Donald Trump for his acceptance of the National Rifle Association's (NRA) endorsement for his presidential campaign while the Magic City still reels from Mother's Day shootings.

Trump accepted the NRA's endorsement on Sunday during a convention in Dallas, Texas.

"It is a true honor to be here today to receive the endorsement of the proud American patriots at the NRA; these are great patriots, these are great people," Trump said.

He continued, "When I started off, as you know, in 2016, I got that endorsement early on. Some people thought they had it made, but we got it. We got it again. And We've lived up to everything, as you know, everything I said. We're under siege with guns, the rifles and everything else. We're under siege. But they didn't move us an inch, and we have to stand strong."

Woodfin slammed Trump's comments during an appearance on MSNBC's Politics Nation with Al Sharpton.

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Referencing recent Birmingham shootings in which two children were shot on Mother's Day and a 62-year-old disabled man was shot and killed, Sharpton asked Woodfin for his response to Trump "praising the NRA."

"It's sickening," Woodfin said. "I think, as a country, related to gun violence, not just in urban cores, but mass shootings as well, as a country, we're the only country where this is an issue. You would think, as the nation of the free world, we would have solved this issue by now. But it takes more than the president of the United States. We need men and women in Congress, in both houses, to have the fortitude to take on the NRA. To simply say, 'at what cost?' I think the cost has been more than burdensome for too many American families who have lost a loved one, including my own family, to gun violence."

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