WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is taking on Congress over gun control.
He met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the White House Wednesday to urgently address what steps would be needed to prevent mass shootings in American schools.
During the meeting, the president was often at odds with both the National Rifle Association and some members of his own party… more
It was an honor to welcome bipartisan members of Congress for a discussion on SAFE schools and SAFE communities. As we continue to mourn the loss of so many precious young lives in Parkland, we are determined to turn our grief into action. Full meeting: https://t.co/tbl94sCM01 pic.twitter.com/TmUMusoR9x
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 28, 2018
Many ideas, some good & some not so good, emerged from our bipartisan meeting on school safety yesterday at the White House. Background Checks a big part of conversation. Gun free zones are proven targets of killers. After many years, a Bill should emerge. Respect 2nd Amendment!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 1, 2018