I think the chickens have come home to roost. Why didn't this guy denounce the person asking the question then and there? Lawmaker condemns question about shooting Obama - Yahoo! News WASHINGTON ‚Äď A Georgia Republican says he was stunned when a constituent at a town hall meeting asked about assassinating President Barack Obama. Rep. Paul Broun, a conservative who has harshly criticized the president, confirmed Friday that he was hosting an event in Oglethorpe County, Ga., on Tuesday when a man asked, "Who's going to shoot Obama?"