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McConnell says he's waiting on Trump to chart path on guns

FILE - In this July 12, 2016 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. McConnell says he’s waiting for the White House to chart a path forward on gun violence legislation following another mass shooting in Texas. Asked about a Senate vote on House-passed legislation to expand background checks for gun purchases, McConnell said, “The administration is in the process of studying what they’re prepared to support, if anything, and I expect to get an answer to that next week.” Photo: (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
FILE - In this July 12, 2016 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. McConnell says he’s waiting for the White House to chart a path forward on gun violence legislation following another mass shooting in Texas. Asked about a Senate vote on House-passed legislation to expand background checks for gun purchases, McConnell said, “The administration is in the process of studying what they’re prepared to support, if anything, and I expect to get an answer to that next week.”

Updated: September 03, 2019 12:52 PM

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's waiting for the White House to chart a path forward on gun violence legislation following another mass shooting in Texas.

Asked about a Senate vote on House-passed legislation to expand background checks for gun purchases, McConnell says, "The administration is in the process of studying what they're prepared to support, if anything." He expects an answer next week.

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