THE SECOND AMENDMENT WILL NEVER BE REPEALED! As much as Democrats would like to see this happen, and despite the words yesterday of former Supreme Court Justice Stevens, NO WAY. We need more Republicans in 2018 and must ALWAYS hold the Supreme Court!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 28, 2018
While that is most likely true—no amount of grassroots protesting will drum up enough support for a constitutional amendment of that magnitude—there was one president in American recent history who proposed a massive confiscation of firearms.
The one who just tweeted the Second Amendment would never be repealed, a fact Twitter was swift to point out.
"I like taking guns away early…Take the guns first, go through due process second." – Donald Trump, Feb 28, 2018 https://t.co/qnk1PME5dE
— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) March 28, 2018
But that wasn’t the only thing people noted was off with the tweet. Trump has a penchant for saying the quiet part loud, and the Supreme Court is supposed to be apolitical.
A party doesn’t “hold” the Supreme Court. https://t.co/qPkULyzaVH
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) March 28, 2018
If he's alleging that Justice Gorsuch is beholden to the president's party, that would certainly be grounds for impeachment… of Gorsuch. https://t.co/bCrpMqe70M
— GovTrack.🇺🇸 (@govtrack) March 28, 2018
Just another Wednesday.