Former Congressman On Obama’s Gun Action: ‘It’s War. Defy’ Him

Former Congressman Joe Walsh tweeted on Thursday, “On Monday, Obama, on his own, to go after guns. It’s war. Defy his executive actions. Time for Civil disobedience.”

Walsh, who is now a radio host on AM 560 The Answer in Chicago linked to a CNN article that announced that President Obama is expected to take new executive action on guns in order to expand background checks on firearm sales. (RELATED: Obama Planning To Pull The Trigger On Gun Control Executive Order)

The Obama administration’s “imminent” announcement comes ahead of the January 12th State of the Union address. Obama’s executive actions would further his unilateral steps of gun control. (RELATED: Obama’s Gun Control Measures Won’t Solve Anything)

CNN reports that White House spokesman Eric Schultz declined to comment on the timing or the content but said that Obama expected a set of recommendations on “unilateral action” to arrive on his desk at the beginning of 2016. (RELATED: Obama: We Need More Gun Control [VIDEO])

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“It is complicated,” Schultz said. “That’s why it’s taken some time for our policy folks, our lawyers, and our expects to work through this and see what’s possible.” (RELATED: Obama Calls Gun Control ‘A Matter Of National Security’ [VIDEO])

While the National Rifle Association declined comment to CNN on the Obama administration’s latest unilateral action on gun control, the NRA previously said Obama’s “gun control agenda was rejected by Congress. Now, he is doing what he always does when he doesn’t get his way, defying the will of the people and using executive action.”

Arguing that the current gun laws in California are Obama’s “wish list of gun control” the laws did not “prevent the San Bernardino attack.”

NRA spokeswoman Jennifer Baker said, “The fact is, the President’s gun control agenda will only make it harder for law-abiding citizens to exercise their right to self-defense.” (RELATED: Obama Spends 27 Percent Of Speech Scolding Americans On Guns, Racism; 8 Percent On ISIS Threat)

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