In a Fox News interview the day after Obama’s speech, Republican front-runner Donald Trump criticized Obama’s plan and mischaracterized Hillary Clinton’s position on gun control, saying, “And you know, the Democrats generally, and Hillary Clinton is, I think worse than Obama on the issue, frankly.
She wants to take everyone’s gun away.” We’ll deal with these two claims together, since they are related.
Ted Stevens of Alaska on an amendment to create an instant background check system. The NRA unsuccessfully pushed for a sunset provision that would have ended the five-day waiting period after five years, even if the instant check system wasn’t yet developed.Nothing in Obama’s announced plan seeks to take away anyone’s gun. I get it.” After Obama’s gun speech, Clinton told an Iowa crowd that she was “very proud” of the president’s announced actions.