House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) criticized the National Rifle Association on Wednesday over an advertisement that targeted President Barack Obama’s daughters, according to the Washington Post.
“Our kids are out of bounds,” Ryan told reporters. “The Obama campaign [and] the national media respected that of my family, and we’re grateful for that. Our kids ought to be out of bounds.”
The NRA ad, released last week, attacked Obama as an “elitist hypocrite” because his daughters have armed guards protecting their school. The NRA has called for armed guards to be placed in every school to prevent mass shootings, a proposal the President has mostly dismissed.
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