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McConnell faces pressure to bring Senate back for gun legislation
By Jordain Carney - 08/07/19 06:00 AM EDT

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is coming under intense pressure to take quick action on gun legislation in the wake of two mass shootings.

Democrats and gun control advocates want the GOP leader to bring the Senate back into session during the August recess to vote on gun-related legislation. The chamber is currently scheduled to be out of Washington until Sept. 9.

Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and GOP Rep. Peter King (N.Y.) on Tuesday cast McConnell as the primary roadblock to a House-passed gun background check bill making it to President Trump’s desk.

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Re: McConnell faces pressure to bring Senate back for gun legislation
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2019, 08:54:46 AM »
They have the republicans on the run.

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Re: McConnell faces pressure to bring Senate back for gun legislation
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2019, 10:01:47 AM »
Mitch the bitch is comfortably resting at home while reviewing offers.

Meanwhile,Lady Lindsey seems to have recovered it's girlish self.

I am guessing a check bounced. I wouldn't be surprised to see it running as an opponent to Trump in the primaries.
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Re: McConnell faces pressure to bring Senate back for gun legislation
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2019, 10:07:44 AM »
They have the republicans on the run.

I guess they're supposed to do this without the House in session, as everyone seems OK with Pelosi phoning it in.

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Re: McConnell faces pressure to bring Senate back for gun legislation
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2019, 10:26:48 AM »
I guess they're supposed to do this without the House in session, as everyone seems OK with Pelosi phoning it in.

She's been doing it for years anyway
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Re: McConnell faces pressure to bring Senate back for gun legislation
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2019, 10:30:53 AM »
I guess they're supposed to do this without the House in session, as everyone seems OK with Pelosi phoning it in.
If she is serious the House should be called back in session.  She could then pressure the Senate
by saying we are here where are you?

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Re: McConnell faces pressure to bring Senate back for gun legislation
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2019, 10:43:23 AM »
Big mistake to do anything right away, let things simmer down first.

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Re: McConnell faces pressure to bring Senate back for gun legislation
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2019, 09:23:22 PM »
Don't do it, Mitch.
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Re: McConnell faces pressure to bring Senate back for gun legislation
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2019, 10:15:43 PM »
Big mistake to do anything right away, let things simmer down first.
As ever, that is the case.

Some of the all time worst Legislation is passed or considered as an "emergency" measure to "do something!" in the heat of the moment.

It is why the gun control stuff comes out before the shed blood cools in incidents like these, and why the push for Immediate Action!
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Re: McConnell faces pressure to bring Senate back for gun legislation
« Reply #9 on: August 08, 2019, 12:59:39 AM »
I think he should continue to hide in his turtle house.  There is no urgency to force gun legislation.  First we should actually get the facts and stop the fake news.
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