Yesterday in a reaction to the Senate’s refusal to expand background checks, President Obama uncharacteristically let his emotions guide his words. Obama stated that gun control opponents had “willfully lied” on the issue of background checks.
“The gun lobby and its allies willfully lied about the bill,” Obama said. Going on to state that the gun lobby (aka The NRA) had “no coherent arguments.”
Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia repeated the Presidents claim of the NRA’s deceit: