The revelation paints a different picture than the gun rights group's previous disclosures.
Nugent previously described the students as "soulless," "mushy-brained children."
The march is over, but students have politicians in their sights and gun control activism is set to continue through the 2018 midterms.
As the NRA and gun manufacturers dumped millions into Trump and the Republican Party in 2016, Clinton may have been a boon to the industry as president.
The NRA claimed that "gun-hating billionaires and Hollywood elites" are exploiting children.
The National Rifle Association has hit more turbulence since 17 people died in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Young voters called it "political suicide."
It's also one strand in a web of Trump-NRA relationships.
CNN’s Jake Tapper chimed in to provide a quick fact check.
The number of children killed by gunfire in the United States since the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School is greater than the total of U.S. soldiers killed in overseas combat since 9/11, according to a Department of Defense report.
“We can't just keep setting up blue-ribbon committees,” the president said, before officials announced that a commission would study the hike on age to buy assault weapons.
A new poll shows American voters think the majority of Congress is afraid of the NRA and support companies like Dick's Sporting Goods, which announced it will stop selling assault-style rifles or raise the age restriction to 21.
Donald Trump and Mike Pence "support the Second Amendment, support strong due process and don't want gun control," an NRA lobbyist said.
The president's latest guns stance means he has no chance of re-election in 2020, said Fox News host Laura Ingraham.
A Harvard-led study found that gun injuries fell by about 20 percent during NRA conventions.