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PoliticsBipartisan U.S. senators seek decision from Trump by Thursday on gun control

20:15  11 september  2019
20:15  11 september  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Trump has 'encouraging' call with bipartisan Senate negotiators on gun control

Trump has 'encouraging' call with bipartisan Senate negotiators on gun control President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he had an "encouraging" call with bipartisan Senate negotiators on gun control efforts.

He called for comprehensive gun control legislation that would expand background checks to Republican lawmakers suggested to reporters that they remained opposed to gun control Mr. Trump ’ s embrace did not immediately yield converts. Senator Marco Rubio, Republican of Florida

Thursday ' s announcement from Trump that he would levy tariffs on steel and aluminum imports was the latest move that pleased Democrats while On Wednesday, Trump had Feinstein shimmying with glee at a bipartisan meeting on gun control when he suggested adding the California Democrat' s

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of three U.S. senators on Wednesday said they are attempting to revive legislation that failed in 2013 to close gun sale background check loopholes, but are awaiting word from President Donald Trump on whether he will support their effort.

Bipartisan U.S. senators seek decision from Trump by Thursday on gun control © Reuters/ALEXANDER DRAGO U.S. first lady Melania Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion with local and state leaders at Cabell-Huntington Health Department in Huntington

Democratic Senators Joe Manchin and Chris Murphy, along with Republican Senator Pat Toomey, told reporters they had a 40-minute telephone conversation with Trump in which the president was engaged on the issue of gun control. They added that they hoped Trump would convey a decision by Thursday.

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Democrats and Republicans remain stalemated over gun control measures. Democrats and Republicans remain stalemated over gun control measures, as a debate over how to address The White House and a bipartisan group of senators have been talking about legislation since 38 people

President Trump ’ s apparent embrace of gun restrictions at the televised meeting on Wednesday “has not By Thursday night, several expressed resignation to the Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, editing a speech on Thursday on gun control proposals on Capitol Hill.

Bipartisan U.S. senators seek decision from Trump by Thursday on gun control © Reuters/JOSHUA ROBERTS Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) arrives for the weekly Senate Republican policy luncheon in Washington

(Reporting by Richard Cowan, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien)

Democrats play to Trump's ego on guns.
President Trump is facing a make-or-break moment on gun control amid growing pressure for him to lay out “guidelines” for what he would back.

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