Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Make no mistake. When it comes to NRA Queen, Sen. Kristin Gillibrand, the Clintons — Bill and Hill, are explicitly backing the gun nut.
In fact, former President Bill Clinton will host a March 11 fundraiser at an as-yet-undetermined Manhattan location for his wife’s successor.
An e-mail sent to Gillibrand donors on Monday offered $4,800 and $10,000 packages (including “VIP photo with President Clinton”) and photoless $1,000 and $2,400 plans.
In recent weeks, the former Albany-area congresswoman, who has come under fire for her pro-gun views after the disclosure she kept 2 rifles under her bed with her 3 minor-age children milling about the family home. The firestorm forced Gillibrand to release a statement she had moved the rifles to a secure location.
Annie Oakley-on-the-Hudson received a 100% perfect rating from the NRA.