• Where Does Donald Trump Stand on Gun Control? President Takes Timid Step in Support of Better Background Checks

    9 monthes ago - By Newsweek

    On the campaign trail, Trump portrayed himself as a defender of Second Amendment Rights and an NRA supporter.
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  • Trump Backs Beefing Up FBI Database on Gun Buyers

    Trump Backs Beefing Up FBI Database on Gun Buyers

    9 monthes ago - By Newser

    President Trump offered support Monday for an effort to strengthen the federal gun background check system. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president spoke on Friday to GOP Sen. John Cornyn about a bipartisan bill designed to strengthen the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers, the AP reports. "While...
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  • Trump adds cautious support to changes to background checks for gun buyers

    9 monthes ago - By Post Gazette

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The White House indicated Monday that President Donald Trump was open to supporting a bipartisan congressional effort to revise federal background checks for prospective gun buyers.
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  • Trump backs efforts to bolster FBI gun checks

    9 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump offered support Monday for an effort to strengthen the federal gun background check system as he hunkered down at his private Florida golf course just 40 miles from last week's deadly school shooting. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president spoke on Friday to Sen. John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, about a bipartisan bill designed to strengthen the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers.
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  • Trump Is Supporting NRA-Approved Bill To Improve Gun Background Check Database

    9 monthes ago - By Politicus USA

    Though last November Trump opposed a bipartisan bill aimed at improving the gun background check database, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is now saying that the president supports the measure. “The President spoke to Senator Cornyn on Friday about the bi-partisan bill he and Sen. Murphy introduced to improve Federal Compliance with Criminal Background check Legislation,” said Huckabee Sanders on...
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  • Trump Adds Cautious Support to Changes to Background Checks for Gun Buyers

    9 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The White House press secretary said that Mr. Trump had spoken to Senator John Cornyn, Republican of Texas, about legislation he helped introduce to revamp background checks.
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  • Trump Open To Improving Gun Background Check System, White House Says

    Trump Open To Improving Gun Background Check System, White House Says

    9 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    A small step in the wake of the Parkland shooting.
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  • Trump supports strengthening gun background checks

    9 monthes ago - By NBC News

    President Donald Trump supports strengthening background checks for gun purchases following last week's school shooting in Parkland, Fla.
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  • Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks: White House

    9 monthes ago - By Reuters

    PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump spoke to Senator John Cornyn about gun legislation on Friday, two days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people, and supports efforts to improve the federal background check system, the White House said on Monday.
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  • Trump Signals Openness to Changes in Background Checks for Guns

    9 monthes ago - By Bloomberg

    President Donald Trump told No. 2 Republican Senator John Cornyn that he's open to improving the federal background check system for gun purchases as U.S. officials continue investigating the country's latest mass shooting at a school.
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  • White House: Trump supports stronger background checks for gun buys

    9 monthes ago - By Politico

    President Donald Trump supports laws to strengthen the background check system for gun purchases in the wake of the Parkland, Florida high school shooting that killed 17, the White House announced on Monday. “The President spoke to Senator Cornyn on Friday about the bi-partisan bill he and Sen. Murphy introduced to improve Federal Compliance with Criminal Background check Legislation,” press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement. “While discussions are ongoing and revisions are being considered, the President is supportive of efforts to improve the Federal background check system.”...
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  • The Latest: Trump supports improving gun background checks

    9 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Latest on President Donald Trump :
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    The White House says President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve the federal gun background check system after a school shooting in Florida that left 17 dead.
    Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that the president had spoken to Sen. John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, about a bipartisan bill designed to strengthen the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers.
    Sanders said, "While discussions are ongoing and revisions are being considered, the President is supportive of efforts to improve the Federal...
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