President Trump is expected to speak at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Dallas on Friday, a White House official confirmed, marking a return to a group that was one of Trump’s earliest and most ardent supporters.
The passionate gun control rallies Saturday that brought out large crowds around the country sent a vivid signal that the issue is likely to play a major role in the 2018 midterm elections, and that Republicans could find themselves largely on the de
As many as 500,000 students are expected to head to Washington this weekend for the ‘March for Our Lives’ event focused on school safety. The panelists discussed if the movement could play into the midterm elections.
President Trump yesterday unveiled a bare-bones plan to combat school shootings that marked his retreat from gun control policies he had repeatedly championed just weeks ago, in a move likely to soothe the powerful National Rifle Association.
The White House on Sunday vowed to help provide “rigorous firearms training” to some schoolteachers and formally endorsed a bill to tighten the federal background checks system, but it backed off President Trump’s earlier call to raise the minimum ag
Looking around the table at the White House one day this week, President Trump chided fellow Republicans for kowtowing to the National Rifle Association. “You’re afraid of the N.R.A., right?” he challenged one senator.
On this week’s Washington Week: The White House under siege as the Russia probe, resignations and sparring over security clearances create chaos in the West Wing. Plus, President Donald Trump endorses stricter gun controls signaling a break with the NRA, his base and a majority of Republican lawmakers.
A growing bipartisan number of state governors have joined calls for a reconsideration of gun laws and school safety measures after the mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., a sign that resulting legislative changes could extend far beyond Florida in the
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