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Democrats urge action on background checks

Congressional Democrats are urging President Trump to take action on gun control, at the same time as they widen an impeachment investigation. Democratic leaders want the president to get Senate Republicans to vote on a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases. A new poll shows 83 percent of Americans support comprehensive background checks.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
CBS News
Topics: 
Congress
Democrats
Gun control
Author Info: Nancy Cordes
Teaser Text: 
Congressional Democrats are urging President Trump to take action on gun control, at the same time as they widen an impeachment investigation. Democratic leaders want the president to get Senate Republicans to vote on a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases. A new poll shows 83 percent of Americans support comprehensive background checks.
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