Trump Says Some Lawmakers Too Fearful Of NRA To Act On GunsPutting fellow Republicans in the hot seat, President Donald Trump is calling for quick and substantial changes to the nation's gun laws even as he criticizes lawmakers for being too fearful of the National Rifle Association to act.
Trump On Guns, School Safety: 'We Can't Wait And Play Games And Nothing Gets Done'President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Congress should act quickly on gun laws as he convened lawmakers at the White House and pushed for tougher background checks, better school safety and more mental health resources to prevent shootings.
Trump Says He's Willing To Buck NRA; Congress Not So Sure"You guys, half of you are so afraid of the NRA," the president said Monday at a meeting with the nation's governors. "There's nothing to be afraid of. And you know what? If they're not with you, we have to fight them every once in a while. That's OK."
Democrats Stage Sit-In On House Floor Over Gun Control Just days after four gun control measures failed to pass in the U.S. Senate, House Democrats are staging their own historic protest on the floor of the lower chamber over firearm safety legislation.