Baldwin praises Trump’s call for bump stock ban, other gun safety measures

Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times
Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times

Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin at a luncheon in Madison Thursday lauded President Trump for pushing gun safety measures, including a ban on bump stocks that allow semi-automatic weapons to rapidly fire dozens of rounds.
But she urged the president to go further by calling on Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to take up gun safety legislation in their respective chambers.
"[Trump] opened the door for comprehensive background checks, he opened the door for re-examining the age at which you can purchase a semi-automatic weapon, and he opened the door...

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