Senate Democrat: Obama’s Gun Control Proposals ‘Extreme’

Posted by on Jan 06, 2013 at 5:40 pm

A leftwing extremist being extreme? Whodathunkit?

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) on Sunday panned the White House’s reported gun-control proposals as “extreme.”

In an interview with ABC’s “This Week,” the senator said that while she was open to a broad discussion on ways to prevent gun violence in the wake of December’s tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., she doubted that the administration’s likely proposals would garner support on Capitol Hill.

“I think you need to put everything on the table, but what I hear from the administration — and if the Washington Post is to be believed — that’s way — way in extreme of what I think is necessary or even should be talked about. And it’s not going to pass,” said Heitkamp.

Well, then he can just blame the Republicans, as always.

Curious, isn’t it, that an anti-gun nut like Obama would nominate a man for Defense Secretary who has a lifetime ‘A’ rating from the NRA?

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