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McConnell wants to consider gun background checks in fall

 

August 9, 2019

Leigh Vogel – New York Times

Students marched to the U.S. Capitol in March support of gun control legislation. Shifting the gun violence debate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he now wants to consider background checks and other bills.

WASHINGTON - Shifting the gun violence debate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he now wants to consider background checks and other bills, setting up a potentially pivotal moment when lawmakers return in the fall.

The Republican leader won't be calling senators back to work early, as some are demanding. But he told a Kentucky radio station that President Donald Trump called him Thursday morning and they talked about several ideas. The president, he said, is "anxious to get an outcome and so am I."

http://www.startribune.com/mayors-push-senate-to-return-to-washington-for-gun-bill-vote/526912281/

 

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