White House, Congress may be moving toward action on gun control
Friday, 9 August 2019 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is suggesting he's open to new laws expanding background checks for gun buyers. In the aftermath of three mass shootings in the past two weeks, the president is also facing pressure to back some form of gun control. CBS News White House correspondent Ben Tracy joined CBSN with the latest from the White House.
Democratic presidential contenders are urgin Congress to take action against gun violence. According to Reuters, the U.S. faced two back-to-back shootings in Texas and Ohio, leaving 31 dead. They are asking for universal background checks, “red flag” laws and a ban on assault weapons. Sen....
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Congress remains “in a holding pattern” on gun control as lawmakers await proposals from the... Seattle Times Also reported by •NPR •Daily Caller