White house circulates possible, gun background check proposal on Capitol Hill

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Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley, said the commander-in-chief takes his time on the Problem.

The White house is circulating a one-page document to Capitol Hill about a possible gun background-check-proposal – although attorney General Bill Barr President said Trump has no “firm decision”, which he supports in the end.

Fox News the document, the written had the Ministry of justice has received. It came six weeks after a pair of U.S. mass shootings killed more than 30 people.

Background checks are already been called to the requirement for all firearm transfers, but the one-pager, which for the implementation of a new requirement for all advertised commercial sales, including at gun shows.


Barr and the White house legislative affairs director Eric Ueland met to talk with Senate Republicans on Tuesday, on a path in the future.

Barr told reporters on Capitol Hill that they had “robust discussions” about new gun measures in the legislature.

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“The President made it clear he is interested in, no meaning, sensible and workable measures, the said greater security for the American people, to protect them against crime, and I’ve been gathering perspective, kick a few ideas, so I’m in a better position to advise the President on,” he said.

Barr said he spoke to Trump on Wednesday and the President “has made no firm decision on a specific proposal at this stage.”

White House spokesman said Tuesday on Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom”, the trump will be an announcement soon.

“I’m not going to put me on a schedule, but we expect the President to announce something very soon,” Deputy spokesman Hogan Gidley said.

While Trump has said he would veto against a bill by house Democrats that would expand background checks for gun purchases, Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, said on Tuesday that he was full of hope, there were other gun-related proposals that the Congress could approve, and Trump could support.


“I still wait for leadership from the White house, what (trump) thinks he is probably signing” the Kentucky Republican told reporters. “If and when that happens, then we have a real opportunity to actually change laws and hopefully make some progress.”

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, said that McConnell and Trump had been blocked meaningful action on gun violence, and adds: “This is the moment for the President to do something different and brave.”

Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Trump warned last Sunday that a proposal on gun control needs to pass the bill to extend the house Democrats, background checks. Pelosi and Schumer spoke with Trump via phone and said they made it clear, any proposal that the house legislation “will not get the job done”, because of the dangerous loopholes would remain open.

Fox News’ Chad Pergram, Jason Thunder, and Jake Gibson and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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