NRA EVP and CEO Wayne LaPierre was forced to issue a clarification after he said on “Face the Nation” Sunday morning that, “I don’t think you should have firearms where people are drinking.”


DICKERSON: Donald Trump has suggesting concealed-carry in nightclub, where people are drinking? Is that a good idea?

LAPIERRE: I don’t think you should have firearms where people are drinking.

But I will tell you this. Everybody, every American starts to have — needs to start having a security plan. We need to be able to protect ourselves, because they’re coming. And they’re going for vulnerable spots, and this country needs to realize it.

Here’s what he meant to say:

The clarification is in line with what Chris Cox, Executive Director of NRA-ILA, said on “This Week” Sunday morning:

Cox went on to praise Donald Trump for saying that people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando should have been armed to return fire during the terrorist attack:

Also of note, Cox called the idea that there’s a disagreement between the NRA and Trump regarding guns and the terror watch list a “media created diversion”: