Days after school shooting, US representative Thomas Massie posts family photo with guns, asks Santa for ammo for Christmas

Rep. Thomas Massie is drawing criticism after tweeting a photo of him and his family holding guns in front of a Christmas tree.

Rep. Thomas Massie Posts Family Gun Photo For Christmas, Asks Santa For Ammo Days After School Shooting İn Michigan - Cnn

12/6/2021 1:00:00 AM

Rep. Thomas Massie is drawing criticism after tweeting a photo of him and his family holding guns in front of a Christmas tree.

US Rep. Thomas Massie is drawing criticism after tweeting a photo of him and his family holding guns in front of a Christmas tree, just days after four teenagers were killed in a school shooting in Michigan.

"Merry Christmas!, ps. Santa, please bring ammo," read the Saturday tweet by the Republican representative from Kentucky, which showed everyone in the photo holding various types of guns.Merry Christmas! 🎄ps. Santa, please bring ammo. 🎁 pic.twitter.com/NVawULhCNr

— Thomas Massie (@RepThomasMassie) December 4, 2021 The reaction of parents who have lost children in school shootings was swift. "@RepThomasMassie, since we are sharing family photos, here are mine," tweeted Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jaime was one of 17 people who died in the 2018 shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. "One is the last photo that I ever took of Jaime, the other is where she is buried because of the Parkland school shooting.".@RepThomasMassie, since we are sharing family photos, here are mine. One is the last photo that I ever took of Jaime, the other is where she is buried because of the Parkland school shooting.

The Michigan school shooter and his family used to take photos like yours as well. pic.twitter.com/MsQWneJXAp

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Just shameful! Pathetic! I mean at least there holding the guns correctly?!?! 😳🤔 You lot would of said it was wrong for them to upload picture if it was uploaded days before the school shooting. If anyone who really knows this family. The picture was what they wanted for Xmas. But as per usual it gets twisted out of proportion.

Of course u queers are offended 🤣 AndersonPooper This is just horrible. That is the sickest family photo I have ever seen. This is totally unacceptable!! Who's going to do something? Jesus is the reason for the season. Not a cold steel murdering weapon. Didn't anyone ever tell you that? Disgusting

Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie tweets pro-gun photo days after Michigan school shootingKentucky Rep. Thomas Massie tweeted a picture Saturday of himself and others holding guns around a Christmas tree, four days after four high schoolers were killed in a mass shooting in Michigan. Now the MSM is somehow trying to link Massie to this highly disturbed kid who shot kids in a Mich school. What a bunch of sick pucks. its their right to bear arms, look at that dude that mowed over children and grannies, no one is calling him a terrorist, or he spatted hate towards whites, crickets there tooo! Yahoo, learn how to do Media, ya suck at it Way to keep Christ in Christmas…

This picture tells me that if Jesus came to their door on Christmas night; They'd shoot him. No one is a killer; Until their killing machine kills someone. Santa won’t be coming down that chimney . . . I want to see cnn criticize maddow for her pictures with guns ❤️🇺🇸❤️🇺🇸❤️ Reparations for Descendants of Chattel Slaves in the US.

theh3podcast h3h3productions I love it. Arm the people and the criminals and people wanting to do evil will cease to exist. What a good example for family to follow NOT Disgusting… what is wrong with his family? Families just lost kids to gun violence, so what do they do promote kids and guns? Ahhhh me duelen los ojos!!!😵😵 pueblo_people

Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie tweets pro-gun photo days after Michigan school shootingKentucky Rep. Thomas Massie tweeted a picture Saturday of himself and others holding guns around a Christmas tree, four days after four high schoolers were killed in a mass shooting in Michigan. Now the MSM is somehow trying to link Massie to this highly disturbed kid who shot kids in a Mich school. What a bunch of sick pucks. its their right to bear arms, look at that dude that mowed over children and grannies, no one is calling him a terrorist, or he spatted hate towards whites, crickets there tooo! Yahoo, learn how to do Media, ya suck at it Way to keep Christ in Christmas…

RepThomasMassie is overcompensating that his shortfall in the bedroom didn’t father the children in the photo. Check the mailman. The gun doesn’t make it change that all woman laugh at him. This is very sad! It would be great if ppl would stop retweeting this photo. He is getting his wish. Just stop and report it instead.

Yikes Nice guns!!! How screwed up is our country, when we allow a bone head like T. Massie to represent the United States of America? After that posting, you’d think, Kentucky’s school districts would be on high alert! As we used to say in the 'hood,' 'Put your dukes up!' Why everybody carrying guns? You mad, hating, upset; ok, want a fair fight, 'come out with your dukes up,' and best man/woman wins. A gun is a sure, easy, cowardly win! Duh! 😝

Gives those fragile white supremacy vibes It’s bizarre. How stupid would they all look holding machetes. Or hammers. Or spears. It’s American absurdity at its finest.

House Republican posts photo of his family holding guns days after Michigan school shootingRep. Massie is facing backlash from Democrats after posting a Christmas photo of his family smiling and posing with an assortment of guns, just days after 4 teenagers were killed in a shooting at a Michigan high school. Stop painting everything as a partisan battle. This is unbelievably lazy. (A) Over 90% of Americans favor some sort of reform to gun laws. (B) People regardless of political party recognize that his post was disrespectful, crass and tastless. That's why he did it, to get a reaction from the left and then the GOP can pretend the criticism is just an attack on 2A. The gop way these days is to express personal liberty by behaving like a lunatic. As seen in the RepMassie holiday greeting.

Jordan 3 Retro A Ma Maniére (W) / Thoughts and Review / Shoe-Pao 3 of 3 🔽🔽🔽🔽🔽 Jordan jordanout Retro AMAMANIERE Sneakers Looks familiar. Freedom of ownership, they're showing us what they have in their garage hahahahahhhh!! People, the government can never take your guns away, you may have heard about the Second Amendment. This is in such poor taste, 4 kids have just been killed at school. The season his NOT about power rather peace. If this truly is peaceful to you keep it private not public.

Own guns if you want but this is just a disgusting display. It’s public masturbation. Personification of ignorance. To the families in MI I am so sorry, and all families victims of school shootings so sorry for the clear hate in this family’s hearts. When any muslim can do ....that time u say islamic terror double standards.....

This is better Perhaps Santa will bring them a gift certificate for family therapy instead. Oh….new information….the internet tells me 6 out of the 7 people pictured are Antifa agitators or plants from ProjectLincoln My apologies… Well, that tells us all we need to know about him and his family!!

U.S. congressman posts family Christmas picture with guns, days after school shootingA U.S. congressman on Saturday posted a Christmas picture of himself and what appeared to be his family, smiling and posing with an assortment of guns, just days after four teenagers were killed in a shooting at a Michigan high school. Ethan Crumbley, 15, on Tuesday carried out the deadliest U.S. school shooting this year, the latest in a decades-long series of mass shootings at U.S. schools. Nati_Allen he wont like it when a lunatic , kills his children in a cinema , now will he?

Who has that many assault rifles... WHO!!!! Mr. Maddie. This picture at this time, few days after a mass shutting where 4 little souls were killed with ammo, just bizarre to say the least. Shame on you!!! Why aren’t they sitting in tanks? And those “guns” are a bit puny, right? They should all be holding bazookas. That’s the Christmas spirit.

Totally insensitive. Sad for our country in front of the entire world. This shows the disregard & demeaning attitude from people paid handsomely to look after citizens affairs. Not only that, but the heartless photo days after another mass indiscriminating shooting. If this is a picture of intelligent people. I thank the lord I am not intelligent.

Nothing says Christmas like doing things opposite to what Christ stood for 🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬 Pig Bunch of assholes So what?

GOP Rep. Posts Gun-Laden Christmas Photo 4 Days After School ShootingHow merry, how not-so-bright. Too soon. Just too damn soon. He apparently is pro school shooting. That gets you on Fox News every time. 😁

What many people are missing is that this person is meant to be representing those who voted for him. I very much doubt this is a good representation of those that did, and hope people remember this the next time he asks for their vote. Not sure what narrative he is pushing here. Fate schifo It's nobodies business, look at all the people who pose with ugly sweaters

Sick, sickening. Why do you need guns, Thomas? Is it to go and shoot innocent animals? Idiot! are you going to shoot santa claus You should done it maskless in a covid ward, or how about with with the rode vs wade protesters. You just have to bring the tree, be amongst the people to celebrate. Btw I would consider anyone with an M-60 to be a threat to me, which I may feel a need to react to.

Was he even in the militery? All I see in this picture is a guys house how is going to get ribbed while he is away. The only other people that like guns as much as this time of person are criminals. And a gun on the streets can get you anything. Not needed right now. Totally sick!!

I am OK with guns but this shit is weird... Awful TRASH and what is wrong again? Why are people posing with guns at all? I just don’t get it! Family Foto with guns! 🤦🏻‍♀️ I will never understand… Who did they shot? Why is this news? Everyone that’s saying it’s ok would be the same ones against a Muslim American family posting a photo like this it’s a good thing in America we do have intelligent families that don’t want or need this spotlight on them

This photo shows how far America has fallen. It's malignant with hate. We now threaten our government and citizens and pose with guns. Looks like the problem the Union had in the 1860s. The Confederate hate mentality has spread across the country. So fucking Christlike 🙄 The most important right of American is the gun right, so that they have the power to say no to the big government and big media.

Disgusting Looks like the next purge movie is underway. Sad This is what you want in our government his ass she be put in jail along with his wife I can’t believe they would put those guns in their kids hands in front of the Christmas tree which represents our God’s Birthday!! That is pathetic 🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬

Maybe they are just afraid of baby Christ, and want to protect themselves. ‘Diots. All of them. I thought getting loaded at Christmas meant one too many sherries Idiots . Y'know the towns in his district have been trying for years to shake the 'Kentucky Redneck' stereotype so they can attract new businesses. Maybe it's not just a stereotype.

Can someone please make America great again, we desperately need help Does anyone really think he GAF? He's not stupid, he's an educated man. He wants the votes & will humiliate the people he knows would never vote for him while appeasing the ones that will. Don't waste your time hating him, waste your time helping to get him voted out of office.👍

My God this world has lost its mind 😔 😪 😞 😕 and we're going to hell in a hand basket. Where are our humanity 😢 😕 😔 😭 😞 😫 😢 4 kids are dead no matter what side you come down on compassion, empathy, sympathy, integrity is what's needed now I will never ever understand why Americans love guns so much when they are used to destroy people and lives. Its insanity. Its unethical.

Not to my taste but so what. It just needs an ISIS flag in the background and they're all set. . . . SENT TWO DAYS AGTWR A DEADLY SCHOOL SHOOTING. Is the NRA also funding your headline writers? Massie is thrilled that you have amplified his stupid card. Great job, CNN. Insensitive TrustNoOne These GOP republicans are the one to blame when senseless mass shooting happens. They are just as guilty.

This FAMILY probably pays for their FRIENDS TOO! THEY can’t get Attention anywhere in REAL life 🤣🤣🤣 I WOULD feel sorry for them but I know a few families like this! They wouldn’t shoot these for real! This is a show! They needed someone to say,” look at them!” 🤣🤣 Absolutely disgusting, shame on them

Days AFTER the school shooting? Obviously demonstrating their unwavering commitment to homicidal maniacs across America. Scary & idiotic fam. Excuse me... Uhmmm can someone tell the one in the middle not to aim her gun at mom. Gunsafety GunReformNow The real meaning behind the status they wield nra GunControlNow

Wow Daddy has the biggest… crazy I got guns too Shameful This was the original. Very poor taste. I'm blessed to know this family isn't living next to me. No one is criticizing

what is up with people in Kentucky. The dad has a machine gun 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 Christmas for GOP rump MAGA A real ass ! Appalling and completely insensitive Definitely not a normal family. How christian of them. That’s real 🇺🇸 It’s a great picture, y’all r just being to sensitive for real Their guns, get over it. That like getting mad at Drake for doing a concert just because Travis Scott had a bad one

That is so gross & inconceivable. What is wrong with ppl🤮.

This is so STUPID!!! I was raised with guns my whole life but was taught a real respect for what they could do. I don’t know what they think they are accomplishing here? Reprobate Idiots! my glad and yours menace. I have a doubt that Jesus would want his birthday celebrated in this way. And they think it’s funny, sad….

Just imagine the response from the right if these were all BLM or Arabs in turbans. Bad judgement especially about the school shooting. What happen to common sense? Sick He wants the attention, obviously 🙄

Isn’t a theme of Christmas wishing for “PEACE on Earth”? No need to even ask if the person is republican or Democrat. If this was a Democrat CNN would never report it Assume they are on their way to protect someone's property or lend medical aid at a protest in a nearby state. Always the best place to drop the kids off with an automatic weapon.

Filth Christmas is a time where families get together exchange presents.Connect with each other in the festive season. Giving to those who are less fortunate.A time to celebrate Christ birth.Dysfunctional violent and sending the wrong message by an public offical weaponising Christmas Con razon hay tantos jovenes asesinos en USA si los padres no dan ej

They look like they would vote to approve these Purge To whom do they intend to use those guns?!?! Ahhh to kill people ?!?! They go to dept. Stores..supermarkets etc. With guns !?!? Amazing America !!!! Dont be surprised for another mass showing its normal by now u have to get used to it!!! 😏🤪😏🤪 TERRORISTS ARE NOT OUTSIDE AMERICA ..NOT IN RHE ARAB WORLD ..ITS IN 🇺🇸 ITSELF YEAH ?!? DONT EVER CRY WHENEVER THERE IS A SHOOTOUT ...MASS KILLING PEOPLE OUTSIDE AMERICA ARE NUMB FOR U !!! 😘🤫😘🤫🙃🤫

It’s a picture of a family in fear. My 38 years in the military and on the battlefield have taught me that this is what cowards do, forward project their fears. Trust me, this family is scared to the core, just look at their eyes beyond the smiles.

RepThomasMassie is a disgusting excuse for a leader. We have a gun crisis going on in the USA and school shootings have become the norm and THIS elected official thinks this is funny and appropriate. Let's let him know we don't find it funny at all. GrowUp GunControl These are the kind of people that are a danger to this world. 'Good Christians' idolizing their guns.

CNN get a grip of what your name really stands for C.ontroversy N.othing N.eeds That photo is all you need to know about the GOP mindset. This is weird Not a fan of CNN or FOX. Being a responsible gun owner myself, I’d never handle a gun with the action/chamber closed. Totally stupid picture and even more irresponsible. Case closed!

Wow isn’t that a photo you can show the grandkids Disgusting The picture of the fun toting family is deplorable.... obviously meant to please the white supremacists..... They definitely would purge Does he have a license for that M-60 machine gun or is he committing a felony? It's definitely illegal without a very expensive federal license. I am guessing that, like him, it's just a non-working fake.

From 💩 Last Year & this Year why is anyone Surprised what they see anymore 🤷🏻‍♂️ Shameful The only word to describe that picture as a Christmas card is 'obscene'. Christmas a time of peace and goodwill towards all mankind. Hmmm, guns do not send that message. Can you imagine being this pathetic to make a Christmas picture like this? It’s new-level pathetic.

Off the subject and I apologize for this perhaps stupid query.🙏 Is this guy interviewed latin or anything alike? Thanks.👍 What I find strange is that when my service was completed, I chose to never pick up a weapon again. At least I understand the responsibility that comes with carrying things that kill. Our society has gone so far down the toilet & it's not getting back up.

So glad I dont live in America least here in Scotland only guns I see in movies no way I'd ever go near gun this photo is ridiculous disgusting horrible twisted picture nothing proud bout holding guns u all look very silly very pathetic They have 5 adult kids and why can’t they send to US military if they want to hold guns. Pathetic family. I guess MGT and LB will post their family photos too

Why there is no bullet-proof vest But not from CNN ….🙄

Sick family They don't respect the gun. They come off as immature and desperate for attention. They're treating guns as toys. True, responsible gun owners respect the gun. Even when they pose, there's a sense of responsibility and gravitas. These people look silly and clumsy. “Fully deserved criticism”

This is a horrible, tone deaf photo. How is it possible that none of the young people in this image had second thoughts about putting this on the internet? This will follow them for years. Well regulated Militia? Imagine this picture with my family. Or any Asian family, African family, Latino family, European family, or any family around the globe. What would you feel? What are they trying to imply? Do they want to be in the next Vin Diesel film?

It’s his Right as per our Constitution who’s ever does not like it have the freedom to move to another Country Now that's how Republicans steal Christmas, I can not, not see that.

//tone deaf Jesucristo y armas = Estados Unidos.