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Fact check: Trump on gun control

CBS News Monday, 2 September 2019
In the wake of the Odessa mass shooting, President Trump said that legislation on gun control was being considered in Congress. However, the president has also backtracked from supporting background checks, and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is not allowing any new gun control bills to advance in the Senate.
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