Former President Donald Trump stopped at a South Carolina gun store ahead of a speech he was making in the state on Monday, and a video of him holding a custom Glock was then shared online.
Trump stopped at the Palmetto State Armory, where he took photos with several people in the store and also admired a weapon with his face on it.
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At one point, Trump said that he wanted to buy the gun that he was holding. That video was posted to social media by his spokesman, Steven Cheung.
“President Trump purchases a Glock Inc. in South Carolina!” Cheung wrote in his post about the video, which was later deleted.
However, in a statement provided to the Washington Examiner, Cheung said that Trump stated in the video that “he wanted to buy one” but did not confirm the purchase.
Video of the exchange was also shared by the National Rifle Association.
A reporter from The Post and Courier, a local paper …