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No sign of new gun control push in US Congress after shootings

No sign of new gun control push in US Congress after shootings

That's not for today's discussion, but it's not just about politicians. ■ David Frum, senior editor for the Atlantic, called for background checks, gun licensing and registration, long gun permits, limits on magazine size, and restrictions on open carrying of guns.


Suspect in congressional baseball shooting has died

Suspect in congressional baseball shooting has died

President Donald Trump is making an evening visit to the hospital where a U.S. congressman who was critically wounded Wednesday at baseball practice is receiving treatment. Rep. Richard Hudson isn't on the team and was leading a Bible study group when the shooting happened. "Members get threats on a regular basis and have trouble determining which are real", House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer told reporters.


Will GOP Care About Gun Control Now That Their Own Was Targeted?

Will GOP Care About Gun Control Now That Their Own Was Targeted?

Speaking to reporters , he said , "We lose 93 million Americans a day to gun violence". He later clarified that he meant to say 93 Americans a day, not 93 million. According to the Gun Violence Archive, today's tragic shooting is the 153rd mass shooting incident in the United States since January. Virginia's Democratic Gov.



GOP senator: Obama reached out after shooting

As one lawmaker would later note, it could have been a vehicle backfiring. The shooting occurred around 7 a.m. ET in the Del Ray area of Alexandria , just south of Washington , D.C., and about 8 miles from Capitol Hill. "He said, 'I'm thirsty.' Obviously, you don't know how much fluid he may be losing internally". LaVor got in the dugout. Slater said he would only confirm that Hodgkinson had a rifle and a handgun.


US' Tillerson urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade

US' Tillerson urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade

Erdogan said Turkey will accelerate plans to deploy troops to Qatar and ensure it has food and medicine despite the cutoff of all land, air, and sea links with Doha by Saudi Arabia and several Arab nations aligned with Riyadh. Tillerson on Friday urged Qatar to be "responsive" to the concerns of its neighbours as he called on Doha to halt financial and other support for terrorists.



Jeff Sessions denies secret meeting with Russians

Asked by Republican Senator Marco Rubio about a February 14 Oval Office with Trump, Sessions responded , "That's a communication in the White House that I'd not comment on". "As long as I'm in this position, he's not going to be fired without good cause", Rosenstein said. "There was a clear view of my and of Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein as he set out at some length in his memorandum which I adopted and sent forward to the president that we had problems there.