[Ed. – Even he isn’t, he may as well not bother running for a second term.]
Yesterday I pointed out that a number of high profile Democrats (including some who may have a 2020 bid in mind) didn’t even wait for all the wounded in Las Vegas to finish triage before ginning up the calls for more gun control laws. If the past has taught us anything, that story won’t be winding down any time soon and the President won’t be able to avoid getting involved.
Before President Trump could even make it to the helicopter to leave for Puerto Rico today the press was all over him. When asked about specific changes to gun laws in the wake of the Vegas shooting, he gave a somewhat disquieting response. “We’ll talk about gun laws later,” he said. (Washington Examiner)
President Trump signaled Tuesday he could be open to talking about federal gun policy in response to the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas at a later date.
“We’ll talk about that later,” Trump told reporters at the White House when asked about gun reform Tuesday morning.