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'I think you're afraid of the NRA': Trump blasts Republican lawmakers in bipartisan meeting (tr)
businessinsider ^ | February 28, 2018 | Michelle Mark

Posted on 02/28/2018 1:25:32 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper

President Donald Trump held a freewheeling White House meeting on Wednesday to discuss various gun-control measures, at one point jabbing a Republican senator over his reluctance to raise the age of all gun purchases to 21 from 18.

"I think you're afraid of the NRA," Trump said to Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, arguing that raising the age limit was "something we have to think about."

"A lot of people are afraid to bring it up," Trump said, referring to the National Rifle Association's vehement opposition to the proposal. Some Democrats, such as Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, smiled and nodded at Trump's remarks.

Toomey said his reservations were due to fear that such a regulation would punish the "vast majority" of 19- and 20-year-olds in his state who own rifles or shotguns and are "law-abiding citizens."

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KEYWORDS: antinra; nra; trumpbanglist; trumpguns; trumpnra
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To: Paine in the Neck

I supported him. I have questioned some of his choices. This has done it for me. If he goes along with chipping away at the 2A, I am done.


21 posted on 02/28/2018 1:41:20 PM PST by ozaukeemom (9/11/01 Never Forget. Never.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

People have a natural right, enshrined by the Second Amendment, to defend themselves.


22 posted on 02/28/2018 1:41:49 PM PST by Architect of Avalon
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To: Berlin_Freeper

And you’re afraid of the Deep State, Mr. Trump. Hope Hicks just quit you and that just may be the beginning.


23 posted on 02/28/2018 1:42:10 PM PST by TTFlyer
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To: Berlin_Freeper

parsimonious and destined to fail.

Cost = nothing....


24 posted on 02/28/2018 1:44:02 PM PST by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me https://youtu.be/wH-pk2vZG2M)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Young people nowadays are less mature than they were in my father’s day, when teenagers lied about their age to go to war and did not experience the modern infantilizing effect of college. Today’s older teenagers often act like too much like two year olds to be entrusted with guns.


25 posted on 02/28/2018 1:44:12 PM PST by Socon-Econ
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To: TTFlyer

Toomey is a swamp creature who refused to endorse Trump. Payback.


26 posted on 02/28/2018 1:44:40 PM PST by jyo19
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To: Berlin_Freeper

They damn well better be afraid of the NRA. I hear they have a half million new members in the last two weeks.


27 posted on 02/28/2018 1:45:11 PM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

start hammerin him about it here:

https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/


28 posted on 02/28/2018 1:45:59 PM PST by stylin19a (Best.Election.of.All-Times.Ever.In.The.History.Of.Ever)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Then when there are countless rapes against women under 21 who are left defenseless by this rule, will he change his mind?

Trump is a populist not a conservative. Sometimes popular ideas are conservative and sometimes they are idiotic. This is an example of Trump being an idiot.


29 posted on 02/28/2018 1:46:05 PM PST by P-Marlowe (Freep mail me if you want to be on my Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar Ping list.)
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To: 2harddrive

Anyone who knows much about them probably doesn’t want one.


30 posted on 02/28/2018 1:46:05 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Nixon went to China. So what good did it do him?

For God’s sake, President Trump, don’t fall for this.


31 posted on 02/28/2018 1:46:20 PM PST by eCSMaster (Democrats: the political party of the undead)
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To: af_vet_rr

The LEGAL drinking age in all states has been 21 since Reagan was President.


32 posted on 02/28/2018 1:46:23 PM PST by 2harddrive
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To: TTFlyer

“Hope Hicks just quit you”

????


33 posted on 02/28/2018 1:47:30 PM PST by MayflowerMadam (Have an A-1 day.)
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To: FreedomPoster

An AR-15 is not designed for automatic fire. Will destroy it. I know that, and I don’t know much about rifles.


34 posted on 02/28/2018 1:48:49 PM PST by odawg
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I’m the NRA and I vote NRA!


35 posted on 02/28/2018 1:48:52 PM PST by meyer (The Constitution says what it says, and it doesn't say what it doesn't say.)
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To: 2harddrive

I remember that just when I turned 18 they raised the drinking age to 19 and then when I became 19 they raised it to 21 (New York).


36 posted on 02/28/2018 1:50:51 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Happy Nobama)
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To: ozaukeemom

I think Trump is going to get primaried by a real conservative.

Any way one looks at it, I think he’ll end up a one-termer: (1) If the Rats take the House and Senate this November, Trump will be impeached; and there are enough RINOS in the Senate to tip the balance for “Guilty;” (2) He will get primaried and lose the nomination; or (3) he will get the nomination and lose the general election.

He is screwing his base, and his base is not amused.


37 posted on 02/28/2018 1:50:55 PM PST by ought-six (Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I have has concerns about Donald Trump’s commitment to the 2nd Amendment since the day he announced his candidacy.

With that said, I am holding out hope that some of his recent statements are merely negotiation tactics and that he will ultimately do the correct and constitutional thing.


38 posted on 02/28/2018 1:51:05 PM PST by WayneS (An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. - Winston Churchill)
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To: Lagmeister

+1

all this fearmongering is silly.

Trump is on our side. He is playing these Demon Rat thugs.


39 posted on 02/28/2018 1:51:41 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: af_vet_rr

That too.


40 posted on 02/28/2018 1:51:47 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (<img src="http://i.imgur.com/WukZwJP.gif" width=800>)
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