Jake Tapper to Obama: “This Is Not the First Incident of Horrific Gun Violence of your 4 Years – Where’ve you been?” (Video)

ABC’s Jake Tapper blasted Barack Obama today at his press conference announcing a new gun control committee. Tapper pointed out that this wasn’t the first mass slaughter under his watch,

“This Is not the first incident of horrific gun violence of your four years – Where’ve you been?


President Obama did not appreciate the question.

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  • ★FALCON★

    Ofcourse Obama deflects.

    ANSWER the DAMN question.

    Good job to Tapper – asking the questions when no one else has the balls.

  • bg
  • Conservative Ken

    the Alinsky rule must be in full play now. Select the narrative, force your agenda. I find it amazing that Mr. Fast and Furious is now the Gun Control Poster Boy.

  • SeniorD

    As J.E.B. Stuart would say: “Keep up the skeer!”

  • Joanne

    So Obama will start with tasking rapid-fire assault guns from law-abiding Americans, but what about the criminals? How is he going to get them to give their guns up? Hah. He won’t and he can’t; therefore, law-abiding Americans will be helpless. If Obama wants a civilian force as well equipped as the military, then the American people need to be as well equipped as the civilian force to stop the government from taking away all their rights and their lives. Perilous times.

  • As a matter of fact, he HAS been on vacation and golfing.

  • RCL

    How much you wanna bet that the Repubics don’t bring up that most Obvious Point? Maybe one or two off-hand remarks from Gohmert or Gowdy but they’ll just wither unattended.

    Both parties are heading the same direction. It’s a Good Cop / Bad Cop scam.

  • Joel

    Gee. Don’t upset the so-called prez. He’s been soooooooo busy destroying the USA.

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  • Comrade J

    golf course, eating my waffle, why do you ask?

  • Warren Bonesteel

    Well, MSM left-winger or not, Tapper just made somebody’s black list.

    What’s the over/under on his having an accident or ‘commiting suicide’ in the near future?

  • Amjean

    #11 – I had the same thought.

  • tj

    Several stories out about a second (or even more) shooters…
    Things don’t add up here.. why did Lanza destroy his computer? Why did he go to that svhool? (No cameras)
    Why did CBS and a kid interviewed say there was a second suspect?

    Too many whys… from the man who gave machine guns to Mexican drug cartels to influence the voter’s opinion about gun control..from the man who gave arms to terrorists thru Turkey.. then “let die”.. the ambassador who knew the details (Benghazi)

    Is this another gun control influence scheme?

    Not a conspiracy guy.. but now we have a truly evil government..

  • njoriole

    “I don’t think I’ve been in vacation.” said Obama. Priceless! I seem to recall that he’s been on vacation QUITE a lot.

  • Sasja
  • Dave-0

    Careful Jake, ABC doesn’t want you asking *real* questions. Just FYI.

  • wth

    We’re buying shrimp guys. Come on.

  • Judy

    He has been busy destroying america and partying with clebs in hollywood.

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  • Sam Stone

    Mr Tapper, he and Eric Holder have been busy covering up Fast and Furious where those 2 were acting as International Firearm Dealers.

  • TheDefLeprecon

    He said…”I don’t think I’ve been on vacation.” BS! That’s all you’ve been on dude! A freakin’ 4 yr taxpayer funded vaca!

  • cavt

    Here is a real rarity–there are a couple of MSM reporters that actually seem fairly unbiased and competent: Tapper and Atkinson(CBS–not sure of spelling.)

  • Gunning a few adults in a theater doesn’t tug at the hearts of americans like the murders of little children..G

  • Sorry got cut short before finishing what i was going to write……good marxist knows when the Timing is Right to brain-wash masses into believing its for The Good….

  • Sam Stone

    #23, i think you mean Sheryl Atkinson. Do not forge the BEST. Catherine Herridge and Jennifer Griffin of Fox. THE BEST!

  • He should have asked him about the massacres that he is RESPONSIBLE for. 200+ dead Mexicans killed by criminals using American rifles smuggled by the ATF.

  • kkbear

    Way to go Jake – Youre the only one at ABC with the stones to ask the tough questions. Be carefull though – Georgie might be upset with ya!!! And dont yall just love the arrogant reaction by Caesar Obominus when he gets a tough question thrown at him. It was almost a “how dare you ask me that Jake, now Ive got to try and put you in your place.” Bet ABC wont run that clip, either.

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  • Indiana

    You tell ’em Jake…..you can tell by Obama’s answer that he’s well aware of the fact that he’s spouting off too little too late. I would have come back with……”which one of those vacations or golf games should you have given up to assure the American People that you really care about the four mass shootings on his watch?” How dare you point out his shortcomings…..LOL. Obama is such an arrogant btard.

  • Buffalobob

    Chicago is fast approaching 500 murders for 2012. This is a city run by Mayor Rom Emanuel, obama’s former chief of staff. This is also a city with very tough gun laws. Either the gang bangers don’t know how to read (most likely) or they don’t’ give a rats as&.

  • Chris W.

    Nobama be golfing.

  • Black n Texas (@BlacknTexas)

    Basically, he is saying. Even with a 3.8 trillion dollar budget, I can only work on one thing at a time. And yes, he spent more time golfing then addressing this issue. The look on his face when he mentioned being on vacation, reveals he knows what he’s saying is a lie. Getting homosexuals in the military, gay marriage, free contraceptives, etc.. took priority over this issue. Even after several incidents during his first term, which should have prompted the same response from him. He spent more time trying to convince the public that the Ft. Hood incident wasn’t an act of terrorism, than he spent on this issue. He spent more time covering up Fast and Furious, than he spent on this issue.

  • Billie Watson

    Mr. Obama replied by exclaiming, “Fore!”.

  • joep222

    There is 0% humility in Mr. Obama.

  • jason

    If Tapper keeps it up, he may be looking for a new job. He knows the rules…only ask questions that make Obama look good.

  • Hey Jake, why did it take you FOUR years to ask a tough question of this A-Hole? Maybe if you held him accountable for something, anything, he wouldn’t have gotten so lazy. Too late now Jake-off.

  • Rock

    Tapper was just voicing what the rest of the Left are pissed about. Why the he!! do these GD Conservatives still have their da@# guns. Just another dog and pony show to allow WTF to say the public wants me to act on this now. All staged to make WTF appear moderate on the gun issue, BS thru and thru.

  • Harry

    Looks like Tapper’s made Obama’s HIT list.

  • Bronson

    The Economic Crisis is getting worse. He’s the cause.

    The Iraq War ended before he took office

    He started a new war in Libya. How did that work out?

    The taxpayers took it up the ass with the auto bailout

    Whoever voted for this man is an idiot

  • bg
  • Trish

    Talk about a verbal wedgy. Ouch!

  • duke5015

    All the shootings in Oboneheads home town did not seem to catch his attention, so why does this??

  • valerie
  • bg




  • C

    Why do people give this Ahole Tapper so much credit. He’s been covering for Obama too. If Obama hadn’t approved the question, Tapper would have sucked his thumb like usual. He is still being a sissy about Benghazi.

  • platypus

    Did anybody else notice that he said the ATF works with local government to get guns out of the hands of criminals?

    Must be a different ATF than the one that put guns in the hands of Mexican criminals.

  • Warren Peece

    Judging by the amount of time Obama’s spent on the golf course, I’d say his priority is improving his golf game.

  • bg


    just a sample:

    October 26, 2011

    Media Silence Is Deafening About Important Gun News

    July 14, 2012

    Crime rates in Chicago and DC drop
    after gun control laws are struck down

    December 11, 2012

    Federal Appelate court strikes down Illinois’ total
    ban on concealed carriage as unconstitutional

    A False Ad About Assault Weapons

    [Machine Guns Still Illegal

    Contrary to what the ad clearly implies, any weapon that can fire 300
    rounds per minute remains illegal for civilians to own without specific
    clearance by the US Department of Justice.

    In fact, machine guns have been tightly regulated since the passage of the National Firearms Act in 1934, in the wake of the gangster era. Legal ownership of a machine gun requires an extensive federal background check, fingerprinting, signed clearance from the chief of local law enforcement (such as a county sheriff), a $200 excise tax, and weeks of paperwork. That was true before the assault-weapon ban was enacted in 1994, and it remains true with the expiration of the ban at midnight Sept. 13, 2004.

    That’s made clear in a question-and-answer document posted Sept.
    13 on the Web site of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
    Explosives (ATF), explaining the effect of the expiration of the assault
    -weapon ban:

    ATF: All provisions of the National Firearms Act (NFA) relating
    to registration and transfer of machineguns . . . still apply.

    The fully automatic version of the AK47 — pictured and described
    in the ad — remains just as illegal as it was before the ban expired.]

    bottom line:

    December 17, 2012

    There is no antidote for Evil

    [There is no other explanation for the events in Newtown, Connecticut
    last week. Guns were the tool, not the cause. Even to blame ‘mental
    illness’–as many have in the past three days–would be too simplistic.

    By its inherent definition, a criminal is one with disregard for laws, or
    one for whom the consequences of breaking a law outweigh the gain
    that individual plans to achieve from breaking a law. That means that
    no matter how many gun laws or “Gun-Free Zone” signs America has,
    criminals will still attain firearms, and they will still use them to commit
    heinous acts.

    The reality of gun control is that it only disarms law-abiding citizens –
    the very people who could use a firearm to protect themselves, their
    families, or, dare I say it, their students. There are countless examples
    of people using guns to thwart the efforts of criminals–particularly in
    robberies and home invasions. But these stories are not nearly as
    widely reported as stories of shootings are.]


  • Did you notice he didn’t mention fast&furious, the Ft. Hood massacre,on a military base by a jihadist[so much for feeling safe], gun violence in Chicago that has been going on for years and they have some of strictest gun laws in the country[so much for laws]. The best protection is self protection. Schools should have at least one armed guard and/or trained and armed staff members to protect themselves and students. If the principal had a weapon she and many others would likely be alive today. Instead they are left to cower in closets and bathrooms or lunge at a heavily armed nut and end up losing their lives.

  • bg


    hey “it’s the right thing to do” according to you Barry..



  • DomesticGoddess

    Jake is still a good little doobie for the Barky Admin. Sometimes he throws us a bone to make us think logic is getting through the liberal brickheads.

  • BurmaShave

    From the tone of Jake’s question, it would not have been much different if he had said “Where’ve you been, boy?“

    Oh, Chris Matthews, is Jake tapper a racist? We report; you decide.

  • mg4us

    Obama lies. .American’s die. .
    HE HAS BEEN ON VACATION. . .playing golf and jetting around. . hosting parties in the White House

    Making our economy worse. . .(see dismal holiday sales) and a big recession in 2013. . .

    Stealing GM from shareholders. . .playing Fast & Furious with US guns and mexican Drug Cartels

    While allowing US Embassies to be attacked and burned and an Ambassador to be killed. . .

    Wake up. . The BLACK CLOUD is over DC!

  • [email protected]

    “…I don’t think I’ve been on vacation…”

    Um… yes, Mr. President, you have…. when you’re not on the golf course.

  • Mad Hatter

    Hey Jake, check under the hood each time before you start your car.

  • Ghost

    Zero knew something like that question was coming

  • Ghost

    sorry, I’m looking at this verrry close, I smell some level of setup (and tapper is an accessory)

  • J Butler

    Way to go Mr. Tapper! That was a spectacular question. Of course Obama did his usual duck and weave, but it was a magestic question. Nice job, and please, do not give up!
    This Country can’t afford to let this POTUS slide anymore.

  • I wont grow up

    What a stereotype, A black man tapdancing.

  • AmericaWILL

    Thank you, Jake Tapper! I can’t believe ABC lets you keep your job. I swear I saw steam coming out of O’s nostrils. lolololol

  • Jon Lake

    This reporter’s career and possibly life is over. Obama will ruin him.

  • Patty

    where was he during intelligence Bengazi briefings.


    Anyone else find his demonic stares a bit troubling?

  • bg


    stop kidding yourself, they’re allL in the same bed..


  • kwaakyola

    Obama used murdered children to promote his fiscal agenda. Unbelievable. In his mind the has made some sick connection between taxes and 20 murdered 6 & 7 year old children and 6 adults. His voting for infanticide 4 times was more than enough to show me this dishonorable president cares for no human life other than his own. He has succeeded in insulting the families of those lost at Sandy Hook. His legacy is now forever tainted with a level of dishonor known by no other president. What a despicable man.

  • mg

    jake must be auditioning for fux news.

  • lIZ

    I think Obama has primarily been on vacation. I also think he has a “condition” himself. Mental I mean.

  • Highlander

    Yes, he’s been on vacation, but #37 Rock got it right. This is nothing but a dog and pony show, designed to convince everyone that Obama is not only JUSTIFIED in ramming gun control down our throats, but very LATE in doing so. Be careful what you wish for. If he HADN’T been busy ruining America and playing golf, we might already be dealing with some sort of gun ban.

    The more I see, the more it’s looking like this entire Presidency has been scripted from day one. I’m trying to avoid buying in to the whole “conspiracy theory” thing, but damn it’s hard ….

  • Highlander

    Based on some of the comments here, it’s obvious that this little dog and pony show worked too. Many of you are now focused on what Obama DIDN’T do over the last four years, rather than on what he DID do…

    Don’t take your eyes off the ball people. Do you REALLY believe that a MSM reporter would be allowed to put this President on the spot? They have lengthy closed door meetings to discuss how these press conferences are going to be choreographed, and what “news” will be reported, so I seriously doubt whether Tapper’s question was spontaneous. Why do you think it was the LAST question? Because the last topic of discussion in a meeting is always the one people remember …

    It’s pretty obvious to me that their goal was to plant the “Obama needs to DO SOMETHING” meme in people’s minds …

  • GrimmCreeper

    This time it qualifies for crisis. And we all know what his game plan for a crisis is.

  • Danny

    He never went ballistic before because he was afraid it would hurt him in his next election.
    NOW that he does NOT have to worry he will do ANYTHING he pleases.
    He did say he will use “all the power of the presidency to fix this.” Does this mean “executive orders” to quote “fix” the gun issue to HIS satisfaction via dictate? Since he has gone AROUND the constitution with impunity this IS a very real possibility.

  • Bob

    Tapper is the man. How long will it be before Obama and his co conspirators in the Whitehouse call ABC and have Tapper kicked off the Whitehouse press assignment.
    We know that Obama called Fort Hood “workplace violence”. The fact is Obama is clueless about running America.

  • RealMc

    “PRESENT” and vacationing.

    HE WON.

    God Help Us.

  • rabble-rouser

    if I were Jake Tapper, I’d have someone else start my car every morning. Thanks Jake for asking the tough questions. Your questions are more insightful than, “what’s on your ipod?”

  • ClinkinKY

    President Thin Skin. “How dare you challenge my commitment to transforming America”.

  • 0Bama Sux

    And then, get this, and then he says, “I haven’t been on vacation.”


  • TheTooner

    Mr. Tapper has been much better than most at asking pointy questions but the exact wording of that wasn’t his best. “Where have you been?” was personal and an accusation that unfortunately allowed the President to deflect and to defend himself rather than answer for his actions/inaction. But at least he did hand out a great straight line: “I don’t think I’ve been on vacation.”

    Well, none of us is at our best all the time, so I still like Mr. Tapper for trying.

  • Stan

    He’s a busy man, he attended more fund raisers than all the presidents back to Nixon, combined.

    Obama will do nothing, then blame the Republicans for obstructing him.
    That seems to be the pattern.

  • Ghost

    #56 and #57

    looks like I was the ONLY ONE who smelled something fishy…

    “Jake Tapper jumps to CNN”

    folks, Never, Ever, NEVER NEVER, EVER rely on State media to validate yourself
    NEVER! trust State media for a GOD DAMNED thing, EVER