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Schumer Vows to Force Vote on Gun-Control Legislation After Memorial Day


On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer said that his colleagues should be prepared to vote on gun legislation...

Schumer said that he plans to force the vote following Monday's Memorial Day recess.

Senators Meet On Capitol Hill For Weekly Policy Luncheons

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Schumer has also said that he would not be scheduling a vote for bills passed by the Senate that would expand on gun background checks.

“If these negotiations do not bear any fruit, the Senate will vote on gun safety legislation when we return," Schumer said on the floor. "But our hope, even amidst our deep skepticism, is that during this week Democrats and Republicans at long last will come to agree on something meaningful that will reduce gun violence in a real way in America.”

Read the full report on The Washington Examiner.


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