Donald Trump stuns allies … wants tighter gun control laws – video

Donald Trump stuns allies by signalling backing for tighter gun control

  • Stance puts president at odds with NRA and Republican lawmakers
  • Trump urges lawmakers to be ‘strong’ on background checks

President Donald Trump

Donald Trump has repeatedly endorsed a series of gun control proposals that put the Republican president at odds with the National Rifle Association and stunned lawmakers within his own party.

The president made the remarks during an extraordinary, hour-long White House meeting on Wednesday with congressional Republicans and Democrats who are under pressure to address gun violence in the aftermath of the massacre at a Florida high school earlier this month. 

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  • Clyde Duncan  On 03/02/2018 at 10:16 am

    I got this Guyana-born friend in the UK – He is still making sense:

    I know that, that was for the Yanks, but it was meant for personal defence, notice that none of the automatic weapons say defensive, only ASSAULT ….

    That says it all really !!

  • Rosaliene Bacchus  On 03/02/2018 at 1:35 pm

    Our president says whatever seems appropriate at the moment to keep his show rolling and divert our attention away from his collusion with Russia.

  • Clyde Duncan  On 03/03/2018 at 11:14 pm

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