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US Lawmaker Shows Off AR-15, Challenges Biden to Come and Take It

Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) on Friday challenged former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democratic presidential candidate, to take his AR-15-style rifle from his office in Washington.

“I have just one message for Joe Biden and Beto ORourke, if you want to take everyones AR-15s, why dont you swing by my office in Washington, D.C. and start with this one?” Buck wrote on Twitter, referring to the former representative from Texas who said that, if he were elected president, he would take away peoples AR-15s.

Later, Buck wrote: “Come and take it.” One post included a video of Buck taking the multicolored gun off the wall of his office and holding it before he smiled.

The video was posted just days after ORourke appeared on stage with Biden in Texas. After ORourke, a former 2020 Democratic candidate, pledged his support to the former vice president, Biden said he would make him his gun czar.

I have just one message for Joe Biden and Beto ORourke, if you want to take everyones AR-15s, why dont you swing by my office in Washington, D.C. and start with this one?

Come and take it. #2A pic.twitter.com/jG2SiXetov

— Congressman Ken Buck (@RepKenBuck) March 6, 2020

“I want to make something clear: Im going to guarantee you this is not the last youve seen of him,” Biden said in reference to ORourke. “Youre going to take care of the gun problem with me. Youre going to be the one who leads this effort,” he added.

In September 2019, the former congressman made headlines after he promised that he would take away all legally obtained assault rifles, including AR-1Read More – Source

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