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Can trump the bridge the cultural divide over guns in America?
The Wall Street Journal’s Jerry Seib says President Trump the credibility of the NRA puts him in a unique position.
The White house announced a number of recommendations from Sunday night to stop school shootings, including a full audit and review of the FBI tip line after warnings about a student who killed 17 people at a Florida high school in the last month were not traded.
The administration is not raising the minimum age for the purchase of long guns to 21 wanted to call immediately, as President Trump had previously advocated. However, he was able to announce that the Secretary of education Betsy DeVos chair would be to study a Federal Commission for school safety, the proposal.
The recommendations were announced, almost a month after the mass shootings at a high school in Parkland, Fla., the 17 students and staff were killed.
DeVos said in a statement that the Commission would on a “wide range” of ideas, in order to ensure that “no student or family should ever have to live the horrors of the Parkland, or Sandy-Hook-again and again.”
As part of the plan, the White house directed the Ministry of justice of the Federal States partner together to help with the local law enforcement authorities to “rigorous firearms training, specially trained volunteer school personnel,” said Andrew Bremberg, Director of the president’s Domestic Policy Council.
The administration confirmed trump support for a Congress, trade show, known as the Fix NICS, which helps to improve the local authorities, efforts to input data into the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and the Congress-to-STOP-violence in schools act to improve school safety and provide some funding for such efforts.
The Republican-controlled house is expected to vote next week on the bipartisan measure.
Trump also calls on States to pass a temporary, legal risk protection orders, which allow law enforcement authorities to seize weapons from individuals who pose a risk to themselves and others, and temporarily prevent them from purchasing firearms. The President also calls for better coordination between care, mental health, school officials and law enforcement authorities.
In the weeks since the Parkland massacre, Trump has been holding listening sessions with legislators, the survivors of the recent shootings in schools, and the families of the victims.
He is then also met and talked over the heads of the powerful National Rifle Association. The NRA on Friday sued Florida over a new gun law, Rick Scott, signed by Republican Gov. that bans the purchase of firearms by persons under the age of 21.
At these meetings, Trump armament in favour of certain teachers and school staff, with the argument that gun to commit free schools are “like an invitation for these very sick people,” a murder.
“If you had a teacher who was adept at firearms, you could quickly at the end of the attack,” he said.
During the often free-wheeling conversations that Trump also VoIP support for “universal” background checks for private gun sales and those seemed, at gun shows, instead of only from licensed dealers. He also raised eyebrows by suggesting that the law enforcement authorities should be able to confiscate the weapons of those who hold a security has weighed all of the risk, also before a court.
“Take the weapons first, you go through the process by the second,” Trump said.
Sarah Sanders, the spokesman of the White house, and later both proposals, saying that “Universal means something else, a lot of people went back.” She said the President wanted to avoid to speed up the judicial process.
NICS, the bill would be to penalize Federal agencies that do not properly report the required records, and the reward, the meet States, providing them with Federal grant-settings.
The bill was written in response to a shooting last November by a gunman, whose domestic violence conviction, the Air Force could not report to the National Criminal Information Center database. It has already passed the house, but to hide as part of the major bill, which allows wear to be valid across the state borders.
The White house also has a law supported would create, the intervention of a Federal grant program to schools, students, teachers, and school officials on how to identify signs of potential violence at an early stage. And the Ministry of justice has continued with the push-to-ban-bump-share.
Fox News’ John Roberts and The Associated Press contributed to this report.