Trump placed the blame for what he described as rampant murders and shootings squarely on Democratic politicians. “Don't forget, the Democrats have ruled the inner cities for 100 years,” he said. “This is their rule.”
As the death toll from the shooting in Las Vegas rapidly rose, White House officials urged President Donald Trump to show restraint in his response: No speculative tweets, please. No over-the-top bluster.
The NRA’s position Thursday reflected an about-face on a long-standing position of opposing most gun restrictions, a position founded on the philosophy of the “slippery slope” — that allowing such legislation would beget still more, until law-abiding
A lone gunman armed with an arsenal of 23 weapons, including semiautomatic rifles, scopes and hundreds of rounds of ammunition opened fire on a Las Vegas music festival killing at least 58 in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
The country was gripped by mourning this week after a lone gunman open fired on a Las Vegas music festival, killing at least 58 and injuring more than 500 in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The tragedy ignited a familiar partisan debate over gun violence and gun control on Washington, and hints of legislative compromise are slowly emerging. Have you been keeping up with the headlines? Test your knowledge with our Washington Week-ly News Quiz!