Brandon Carter is an assistant producer on NPR's Washington Desk. He manages the NPR Politics social media accounts, writes and produces stories for the web and writes for the NPR Politics weekly newsletter.
Prior to joining NPR, he was a social media curator at The Hill and was previously an intern on NPR's social media desk during the 2016 presidential election. He graduated from Western Kentucky University and was editor-in-chief of its student newspaper, The College Heights Herald.
Carter is from the small town of Fulton, Ky., which was once known as the "Banana Capital of the World."
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The president said the issue "isn't a question of NRA, Republican or Democrat" and indicated he could split from the National Rifle Association.