PHOTO: Barack Obama Shooting a Gun

barack obama shoots gun shooting photo

In a recent interview with New Republic, President Barack Obama was asked whether he has ever fired a gun. He said yes. Here’s the full response:

barack obama shoots guns

According to Business Insider, people wanted to see proof.

The White House obliged, releasing the above photo on Flickr with this caption:

President Barack Obama shoots clay targets on the range at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

He’s no Vladimir Putin, but the prez looks pretty good with a gun, even if he is wearing mom jeans.

barack obama shooting gun photo

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