A White House official announced on Monday morning that President Donald Trump will be attending the NRA’s Annual Meetings (NRAAM) in Dallas, Texas.
NRAAM is scheduled for May 4-6, with Vice President Mike Pence scheduled to speak on the first night.
The Associated Press reports that Trump plans to be there on May 4 as well.
On April 26 Breitbart News reported that actress Alyssa Milano would be protesting the NRA convention in person. She and the newly formed “No Rifle Association initiative” (#NoRA) plan to protest outside the convention on May 5.
Milano launched a petition demanding that VP Pence cancel his speech at the convention. Gun control activist and fellow #NoRA member David Hogg tweeted:
— David Hogg (@davidhogg111) April 29, 2018
Now it is clear that President Trump will be at the convention as well.
Trump was a proud ally of the NRA and the Second Amendment throughout his 2016 presidential campaign.
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