Obama gets his gun! White House releases photo of President skeet shooting in an attempt to silence gun lobby critics

Obama gets his gun! White House releases photo of President skeet shooting in an attempt to silence gun lobby critics

, the photo was only released on Friday to silence skeptics.

Bring it

Bring it: Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn challenged Mr Obama to go shooting with her

Obama's predecessor, 43rd President George W. Bush, is an avid hunter who enjoyed the sport at his ranch in Crawford, Texas – which was dubbed the 'Western White House.'

His Vice-President, Dick Cheney, also enjoyed the practice but landed in a tight spot when he accidentally shot his shooting companion, Texas millionaire Harry Whittington, while quail hunting on a Texas ranch in February 2006.