President Donald Trump surprised almost no one by retreating on his promise to strengthen background checks for gun purchases. The pivot came just weeks after two back-to-back massacres in Texas and Ohio left dozens dead and reignited a national debate over gun-control measures. In what appeared to be a deja […]
One year after a deadly massacre left 17 students and staff members dead in Parkland, Florida, the debate over gun control in America remains ongoing. A number of measures have already been put into place, such as red-flag laws and regulations on bump stock devices. But gun-control advocates still have […]
President Donald Trump said Thursday he had a “Great” meeting with the NRA. A top NRA official tweeted that Trump supports the Second Amendment and doesn’t “want gun control.” The remarks came after Trump appeared to criticise the NRA and back gun-control measures the day before. President Donald Trump tweeted […]
US President Donald Trump stunned Republicans and appeased Democrats in a freewheeling White House meeting on gun control. Trump at one point blasted Republicans for being “afraid of the NRA.” He also backed several Democratic suggestions and ordered the lawmakers to “sit down” and discuss it. President Donald Trump held […]
A top official at the US Justice Department brought new information related to Jared Kushner’s ongoing background check to the attention of the White House earlier this month. According to a report from The Washington Post, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spoke to White House general counsel Donald McGahn about […]
President Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted that he supported strengthening background checks for prospective gun buyers, emphasising mental-health treatment, and barring those under 21 from buying rifles. The comments came about a week after a shooting at a Florida high school shooting left 17 people dead. President Donald Trump on […]
Jared Kushner is reportedly pushing back on efforts to rein in the flow of information among White House staffers who do not have a full security clearance. The effort by White House chief of staff, John Kelly, is seen as a potential challenge to Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, […]
President Donald Trump on Tuesday indicated his support for stronger background checks for gun purchases, nearly a week after a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school. “Whether we are Republican or Democrat, we must now focus on strengthening Background Checks,” Trump tweeted, echoing remarks the White House press […]
President Donald Trump is open to supporting legislation on gun background checks, the White House said Monday. The president had spoken with Sen. John Cornyn about the legislation last Friday. Trump has been criticised for his response to last week’s high-school shooting that left 17 people dead. The White House […]
A mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, left at least 17 people dead and 14 injured. The suspected attacker, a former student of the school, allegedly used an AR-15 rifle that he had bought legally. In some parts of the US, you can walk into […]
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