close tovideo Democrats renew calls for gun legislation in the Wake of the mass shootings in Texas, Ohio
Republican Strategist Kimberly Klacik Debates Democratic Strategist Scott Levenson.
President Trump called on Monday to tighten gun background checks in the Wake of the back-to-back mass shootings that shocked the nation, while also associating the push for immigration reform suggests.
The President did not offer specifics, but is expected to say more on the subject later in the day.
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“We must not allow those killed in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, died in vain. Similarly, for those who wounded so hard,” Trump tweeted. “We can never forget you, and many who came before you. Republicans and Democrats must work together background checks are coming and strong, perhaps to marry this legislation with the much-needed immigration reform. We need to have something good, if not Great, coming from these two tragic events!”
Trump and fellow Republicans confronted to strengthen the rapid and strong pressure from Democrats in gun laws after the shooting in El Paso, Texas, killed at least 20 people and, hours later, in Dayton, Ohio, which claimed at least nine lives.
Many Democrats are calling for Senate majority to remind Leader Mitch McConnell Congress of the recess the vote on the initiatives to reduce armed violence. Democratic presidential candidates such as Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Cory Booker, D-N. J., were among those to take the appeal to McConnell, measures.
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At the same time, the Republicans have pushed for stricter immigration laws to curb migration flows to America’s southern border. Last week, sen. Lindsey Graham had a heated exchange of words with Democrats on a bill that calls for asylum seekers to assert, prior to arrival at the U.S. border, so that bodies and court docket you can be overwhelmed less.
But the connection of the two politically sensitive issues — guns and immigration — could you make it even more difficult to address.
In response to the shooting, Trump said on Sunday that “hatred has no place in our country.”
As some Democrats also accused the President of fueled ethnic tensions in the country, a contribution to the El Paso shooting, Trump on Monday morning, the media accused a contribution to “rage” in America.
“The media have a great responsibility for life and safety in our country. Fake news has contributed much to the anger and the rage that has built up over many years. The reporting has to start as a fair, balanced and impartial, or these terrible problems will only get worse!” he tweeted.
Trump is expected to additional comments deliver to the White house Monday morning.
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To ask former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who ran against Trump in the 2016 primaries, also pushed for new gun safety legislation that both Democrats and Republicans have failed in this regard.
“You can all be held responsible for this,” Kasich told CNN on Sunday. “We need leadership at all levels of the two parties.
Fox News, Gregg Re, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.