President Trump is taking the first steps toward tougher gun regulations one week after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. He says lawmakers need to focus on strengthening background checks, and he also wants to ban bump stocks.
A presidential tweet and a polite thank you in reply underscored the complicated path for Mitt Romney as he begins his quest for a Senate seat in Utah. Entering the competition was the first and perhaps easiest step in his return to public life.
Mitt Romney on Friday announced his long-expected Senate bid in his adopted state of Utah with a low-key rollout intended to duck roiling Republican divisions and avoid signaling that he will play the role of foil to President Trump.