Originally Posted by WarCry
And all of that was as a representative of a small group of citizens that elected him, first in his IL district, then from IL in the US Senate.
Where are the states since Jan 2009, when he was selected to represent the whole country?
— In 2009, Obama enacted legislation permitting firearms in national parks.
— In 2010, legislation permitting firearms to be carried on Amtrak was enacted, reversing a post 9/11 decision to ban them.
that is a misrepresentation of events.
Obama wanted a certain bill on credit passed and the carry in national parks was added as a rider to the bill. With no "line-item veto" Obama had to sign the bill if he wanted "his" bill passed.
It sure wasn't his idea but he wanted the rest of the bill