Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson would like to take the president duck hunting.
The reality TV star said on conservative host Laura Ingraham’s radio show Monday that of all the Democratic politicians, he would like to discuss his political differences with President Obama.
“I’d like to get him out there with some camouflage and a gun and we could sit out there and talk,” Robertson told Ingraham. ”There’s been many a debate out there in our duck blind about politics and religion.”
“I don’t shy away from people I disagree with,” Robertson said Monday. “I want to know they think what they do and see if you can move to change their thinking in some ways.”
“He’d learn more about the country in one morning with you than he’s probably learned in five years,” Ingraham responded.
Robertson said duck hunting, a sport that has launched his Louisiana family into stardom, could offer an opportunity for two different individuals to share their beliefs. ”I’d like to talk and debate and find out what’s going on in his brain a little bit more,” he said.
Robertson has met the president several times, most recently at January’s State of the Union address where the president teased the A&E show star about his outfit to the event, according to the interview. Robertson attended as Louisiana Republican Rep. Vance McAllister’s guest and his wife, Korie Robertson, attended as South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham’s guest.
Last year, conservatives including Gov. Bobby Jindal, Sarah Palin, Rep. Steve King rallied support for the family patriarch, Phil Robertson, after the his comments on homosexuality and race in the January issue of GQ magazine sparked outrage.
A&E responded to the strong reaction by swiftly suspending Phil Robertson from the show. The network later lifted the suspension, and the show will resume filming with the full cast this spring.