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Trump on guns: Republicans and Dems must come together and 'get strong background checks'

Posted on AllSides August 5th, 2019
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Gun Control, background checks, US Congress

President Trump on Monday suggested tying new gun controls to immigration reform and said Democrats and Republicans should come together to “get strong background checks,” after weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio left at least 29 people dead and dozens more injured.

“Republicans and Democrats must come together and get strong background checks, perhaps marrying … this legislation with desperately needed immigration reform. We must have something good, if not GREAT, come out of these two tragic events!” the president said on Twitter.

“We cannot let those killed in El...

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