Trump: Obama doesn't know how to make deals
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Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump announces new tranche of endorsements DeSantis, Pence tied in 2024 Republican poll Lawmakers demand changes after National Guard troops at Capitol sickened from tainted food MORE on Friday said President Obama relies on executive actions on gun control because he doesn't know how to make deals with political opponents.

“Washington right now is in total gridlock, we have a president who wants to kill the Second Amendment,” Trump said at a rally in Rock Hill, S.C.


“And frankly, you can’t do that with an executive order," he added. "You’re supposed to sit down with the Democrats and the Republicans and the liberals and the conservatives and everybody else, and you’re supposed to hammer out deals.”

Trump compared his own business experience to the president's.

“Maybe you can’t do it,” he quipped. “My whole life is making deals."

“But what you shouldn’t be doing is saying ‘You know what? I’ll never be able to get anything done, so I’m just gonna sign this little piece of paper, let them sue me, and let them work it out over the next five years when someone else is on the golf course.’ ”

Trump also vowed that if he is elected, the Second Amendment would be “totally protected.”