The Set Up…
WASHINGTON (AP) – Looking to shed the “do-nothing Congress” label, House Democrats proposed a bill that would offer nationwide concealed carry permit reciprocity among all 50 states in exchange for a token one cent per round bullet tax. The bill would oblige all Democrat members of Congress to pinky-swear they won’t suddenly jack the tax up to a dollar a round the second they hold majority power in both the legislative and executive branches of the federal government.
The punch line.
Asked if he’d sign such a bill into law, President Trump answered decisively.
“Don’t be ridiculous. I’d sooner email the Ayatollah our nuclear codes,” Trump said while making ‘you’re an idiot’ faces. “But when Democrats regain power, they might try something like this in the future. However, if we pick a rabid pro-gunner to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg when she retires, we’ll probably be able to get the tax invalidated on Second Amendment grounds alone.”
“But don’t worry Dems,” added Trump, grinning, “we won’t nominate Ted Nugent. Pinky-swear
(BTW from a satire site…I think)