Amid conservative anger over President Obamas proposals to ban assault weapons as part of a drastic overhaul of US gun control laws, the president said that he was going to join the NRA.
“I’ve always loved guns and I have a over twenty guns in my personal collection,” the President reportedly said.
A White House aide showed WWN the President’s gun collection:
The announcement shocked both Republicans and Democrats. “I’m confused. I thought he was trying to ban guns,” said Arizona Senator John McCain.
Democrats were angry. “This is a serious blow to our cause,” said Senator Diane Feinstein, who introduced gun legislation in the house.
Wayne LaPierre, the President of the NRA, said he was proud to have President Obama as a member. “We are going to present him with a signed 9mm gun when he comes to our meeting in Las Vegas next month.”
This man also welcomed President Obama to the NRA: