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OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington Representative Maureen Walsh did not mind getting a call from former U.S Representative Gabby Giffords, but Walsh just wishes it wasn t on her personal cell phone.

I have no animosity towards Representative Giffords, said Walsh. In the future if somebody s going to give away my personal cell phone number, I d appreciate if they get my permission first.

Walsh, a Republican from Walla Walla, said Governor Jay Inslee told her he shared Walsh s number with Giffords.

A Governor s spokesperson said the office apologized to Walsh. The office did not realize they had given her personal number to Giffords.

The Governor called on Giffords to help build support for a Washington state bill requiring background checks for all gun sales.

Giffords, who survived a 2011 shooting in Tuscon, Arizona, is encouraging lawmakers across the country to pass similar legislation.

Both Gabby Giffords and I believe it does a common sense thing, said Inslee.

House Democrats and at least one Republican support the bill, but the prime sponsor, Rep. Jamie Pedersen, D-Seattle, said he only has 47 of the 50 votes needed to pass the bill.

The deadline for passing the bill out of the House is 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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