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The White House, however, has shown no movement in the Democrats’ direction.
The White House also said it was “open” to a discussion on bump stocks, as did House Speaker Paul Ryan.
“Let’s gather the facts before we make sweeping policy arguments for curtailing the Second Amendment”.
Trump says, “We stand together to help you carry your pain”.
We know that Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock assembled a small arsenal in room 32135 of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, where investigators found 23 weapons, including multiple rifles and a handgun.
Democrats, including Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, on Wednesday introduced legislation banning aftermarket products created to allow more rapid firing.
Democrats, who acknowledge they have little power being in the minority, are fuming. “We can’t control what someone does once they leave this store”, Sullivan said.
It’s possible Paddock took the semi-automatic weapons he was known to have bought legally and used special tools to convert them to automatic weapons, Rabadi said.
President Trump said that he’s just as concerned. “It’s something we want to be part of the conversation on going forward”.
Then the president walks in.
Gun Owners of America executive director Erich Pratt defended the use of bump stocks, stating that gun advocates use them for entertainment.
While saying he was in the the “company of heroes”, Trump read prepared remarks describing the courageous actions of first responders.
As he has done all week, Trump batted away questions about whether the shooting warranted taking a fresh look at tougher gun controls.
“My reaction was that this was all created to kill or injure as many people as possible as quickly as possible, and that’s the reason why automatic weapons are generally not available”, Cornyn said Thursday. “He really could”, Manchin said. “And, that’s why I will support measures to regulate or ban these types of devices”. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts. Lewis asked. “This (gun violence) must stop and it must stop now”.
“It’s really his responsibility to do this”.
Greeting the president and first lady Melania Trump are Gov. Brian Sandoval and other officials. “Now, it would be an act of courage, strength, and popularity to do something”.
However, he said he’d rather wait to see a bill before saying for sure if he’d vote to ban bump stocks.
West Virginia residents “cherish the right to be able to go hunting with their family … sport shooting and all the things we do enjoy”, Manchin said, adding that any potential legislation must be based on common sense.