Nice try! Josh Earnest’s effort to link Philly cop shooting to gun laws backfires
Last week, a man in Philadelphia ambushed a police officer and fired 13 shots at point blank range, striking him three times. The officer miraculously survived the attack. According to authorities, the suspect said he “did it in the name of Islam” and had reportedly pledged allegiance to ISIS.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest turned it into another gun control issue:
There’s a detail about the story Earnest is probably overlooking intentionally:
But other than THAT, maybe the White House can blame the NRA again.