Trump On Guns & Federal Lands: The Field & Stream / Outdoor Life Interview

Donald Trump tells Field & Stream and Outdoor Life: “I’m a very big Second Amendment person”

Trump On Guns & Federal Lands: Interview
Trump On Guns & Federal Lands: Interview
Field & Stream - Outdoor Life
Field & Stream – Outdoor Life

LAS VEGAS, NV –  -( Tonight, Field & Stream and Outdoor Life’s editorial director Anthony Licata sat down with Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. to talk guns, the privatization of federal lands, and Hillary Clinton.

Watch the video of the full interview below or on line here:

On his concealed-carry permit: “I do have a gun, and I have a concealed-carry permit, actually, which is a very hard thing to get in New York. And, of course, the problem is once you get to the border line of New Jersey or anyplace else, you can’t do it, which is ridiculous, because I’m a very big Second Amendment person.”

On Hillary Clinton: “Every day you hear Hillary Clinton wants to essentially wipe out the Second Amendment. We have to protect the Second Amendment, and we have to protect our lands.”

On whether he’d reverse President Obama’s recent executive orders: “Yes, I would do it. I think it’s ridiculous. I think, number one, if you are going to do anything—and I don’t think you should do anything, because we have enough rules and balances and checks—you have to go through Congress. You can’t just write an executive order and sign it.… And so I would absolutely reverse many of his executive orders beyond this, many of his executive orders.”

On privatization of federal lands: “I don’t like the idea because I want to keep the lands great, and you don’t know what the state is going to do. I mean, are they going to sell if they get into a little bit of trouble? And I don’t think it’s something that should be sold. We have to be great stewards of this land.… And the hunters do such a great job—I mean, the hunters and the fishermen and all of the different people that use that land.”

On gun control and mental health: “You know, it’s a mental-health problem, right? And the guns aren’t pulling the triggers, okay. It’s the people that are pulling the triggers. We have a big mental-health problem. And they’re closing up all of the hospitals, all of the institutions, and that’s our problem.”

On fracking: “Well, I’m very much into energy, and I’m very much into fracking and drilling, and we never want to be hostage again to OPEC and go back to where we were. And right now, we’re at a very interesting point because right now there’s so much energy.”

Donald Trump on Guns, Hunting, and Conservation
Donald Trump on Guns, Hunting, and Conservation
Donald Trump on Guns, Hunting, and Conservation
Donald Trump on Guns, Hunting, and Conservation
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The real Trump was anti-2A and he is pro-BLM, pro-Universal Healthcare, etc. I don’t trust this guy. I’m all in for Ted Cruz.
See Trump on video being anti-2A:

Manuel P. Salido

manny says
January 24, 2016

I think Donald Trump would make a great President if he keeps his word to save the second amendment,
It be nice if he’d revers Obama’s recent executive order And take America back.


I’m sure trump and his sons have become NRA members in the last few months !


Trump has become all this PRO 2nd Amend/PRO gun ever since he announced he wanted to be president,and after he voted for Obama in ’08 ! I don’t trust that funny talking New Yorker no further than I could throw his ass ! We have been lied to enough for 7 years ! And as trump likes to say all the damn time,..’enough already’ !


They are not pretending


Likes 2nd amendment but liked the awb and waiting periods..
He sounds good now.. ,maybe he even really believes what he says now, problem is he probably believed what he said then.

Randy Graf

I do take exception to his federal lands position. States in the west are 60, 70 and 80% controlled by feds while in the east very minimal fed ownership. Let western states control their own destiny like promised when granted ststehood.

2nd Amende

Glad you could get that off your chest!

Is this Bernie “old guy” Sanders?


Yeah I caught the “I’ve got a CCW permit and that’s hard to do in NY” routine too. He says that a lot. It’s not hard to get a CCW in NY if you have Trumps MONEY obviously! As far as NOT giving land back to the States because he fears “they might sell it if they need money” that is BS! The state should not be allowed to sell any land without approval of the voters, IT IS OURS to do with as we see fit! I like most of what he says but, I still don’t trust him.… Read more »


Its not so much about them worried about selling the land its because the federal government wants to keep it because of whats in the ground, they want control of any oil, minerals etc….which is wrong as far as I’m concerned.
Its funny how yesterday in Nevada he was saying he didn’t know anything about any video where he has been accused of saying he wouldn’t give the land back………and POOF here it is!

Old Clockguy

I am still not impressed with Mr. Trump’s way of “walking”, he can talk the talk when needed as so many financial geniuses can do but his priorities are somewhere other than focused on the common man and his statements sound like another “look at me, I want to be boss!” type of hype. For example, he mentioned no less than 3 separate times, “I have a concealed carry permit” and “it is so hard to get in NY” and he also “owns a gun” ………….. It sounded like his point was “I own a gun and have a concealed… Read more »

Steven Steenhout

I would like to see a nation wide concealed carry permit, or reciprocity in all 50 States & US Territories. Would also like the 1986 freeze on NFA machine guns lifted. The law is in direct conflict with and an infringement on our 2nd amendment rights.


People who are mentally ill can’t plan and carry through these killings. These people are sane enough to know that they want and get the free fame that the media gives them when they carry out these acts and that is the only reason they do it. Cheap fame. The Hollywood syndrome. The media knows this too and is only too happy to give it to them at the cost of innocent lives in the name of taking guns away from the good guys. This is the real and only problem. The gun grabbers pretend they are too stupid to… Read more »

G. Boo

. . WELL . . Nice to know The Trumpster & his 2 sons are NRA members. Didn’t say if Annual/Life/Endowment or what… Son said he trap shoots & upland birds. Like to know if he hunts Antelope, Bear, Deer, Elk, Moose, Mule Deer, etc too . I remember Bush Sr. was a life member of the NRA but withdrew from it, he didn’t agree with ?? NRA’s Pro-gun stand. Then another higher up in his cabinet gave up his NRA life membership (Tom Foley I think, all white haired). He has since passed away. They were the media’s darling,… Read more »


YOU GO Donald Trump!!!!

Always Remember….Never Trust a Government that doesn’t Trust you to own a gun!!!!!!!!!!