Klobuchar: McConnell Must Explain to Americans Why He Won't Let the Senate Vote on Background Checks

Monday on PBS’s “NewsHour,” 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful former Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) was shown speaking to reporters about gun control. On a universal background check bill, Klobuchar said, “Mitch McConnell is going to have to decide what side he’s

WH Spox Gidley: Trump Told the NRA He Wants 'Meaningful Background Checks'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley stated that President Trump “was very clear” that he wants “meaningful background checks” during his discussion with the NRA. Gidley said, “I

Graham: 'I've Never Seen' Trump as Determined as He Is on Red Flag Laws, Background Checks

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) stated that he has never seen President Trump as determined as he is to ensure law enforcement can act before people who have

Democrats: 11,400 People Died from ‘Gun Violence’ Since House Passed Universal Background Checks

Democrat gun control advocates gathered at the Capitol on Thursday to put out a rally call for the Senate to take up the universal background check for gun purchases bill the House passed 114 days ago, claiming 11,400 people have since died from “gun violence.”

Pelosi: Bipartisan Background Check Legislation 'Will Be a Priority'

During an interview aired on Thursday’s edition of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that bringing up bipartisan legislation on background checks “will be a priority for us in the next Congress.” Pelosi stated, “First, let me join you in expressing sorrow over this mass shooting and the loss of the sheriff and every other life that was lost there. I do believe — because in the — in this Congress, the one that we’re in right this minute, there is bipartisan legislation to have commonsense background checks to prevent guns going into the wrong hands. Now, it doesn’t cover everything, but it is — it will save many lives.” She added, “[T]his will be a priority for us in the next Congress.” Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett