The Senate majority leader did not back the legislation, but he said the chamber would consider it when lawmakers come back into session next month.
Sheryl Gay StolbergThe White House and Trump kids are divided on gun control. Hard-liners and Don Jr. worry about about angering Trump's white, rural base. Ivanka pushing for action ahead of 2020. Trump (& McConnell) mulling background checks.
Republicans, seeking a response to this weekend’s massacres, are coalescing around such bills to help law enforcement take guns from those who pose an imminent danger.
Sheryl Gay StolbergAt least one Republican, @RepKinzinger of Illinois, has had it with the “broken record” debate over gun violence. Bucking his party, he is calling for universal background checks, raising the age to buy a gun to 21 and banning some high-capacity magazines.