Politics Aug 13

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI), flanked by other Democratic members of Congress, including U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), calls on Senate Republicans to take up gun violence legislation already passed by the House requiring background checks on all firearm sales, at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, on August 13, 2019. Photo by Leah Millis/Reuters
WATCH: Democrats press Trump, McConnell to address gun violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pressed President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday to approve House-passed legislation expanding background checks and to take other steps curbing guns, in an offensive fueled by public outrage over this month’s…

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