George W Bush Hunting
His Bush Doctrine, originated in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks, launched a "War on Terror" that initially included the war in Afghanistan in 2001 and the Iraq War in 2003. He signed into law broad tax cuts, the Patriot Act, the No Child Left Behind Act, the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, Medicare prescription drug benefits for seniors, and funding for the AIDS relief program known as PEPFAR. In the 2004 presidential race, Bush defeated Democratic Senator John Kerry in a close election. After his re-election, Bush received criticism from across the political spectrum for his handling of the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, and other challenges. Amid this criticism, the Democratic Party regained control of Congress in the 2006 elections. In December 2007, the United States entered its longest post-World War II recession, often referred to as the "Great Recession", prompting the Bush administration to obtain congressional passage of multiple economic programs intended to preserve the country's financial system.
The White House released a photo of President Obama skeet shooting at Camp David this weekend, which got us wondering at Swampland, what other presidents shoot? We found from Cleveland to Clinton, Roosevelt to Reagan, presidents of all stripes hunting or toting guns. Check out TIME’s unique photo collection of armed presidents here.