Skip to comments.Pelosi and Schumer take hard line with Trump on gun background checks
Posted on 09/15/2019 3:19:06 PM PDT by Libloather
Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any firearm legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales will not get the job done, complicating delicate negotiations between the president and a group of senators.
Trump has been discussing potential legislation with senators in both parties that would expand background checks but would not go as far as House-passed legislation that would apply them to all gun sales with limited exceptions. Trump issued a veto threat on the Houses background-checks bill earlier this year, and few Republicans in Congress support it.
But in a conversation with Trump on Sunday morning, the House speaker and Senate minority leader indicated to Trump that they were taking a much harder line than rank-and-file senators involved in the talks.
This morning, we made it clear to the president that any proposal he endorses that does not include the House-passed universal background checks legislation will not get the job done, as dangerous loopholes will still exist and people who shouldnt have guns will still have access, Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Schumer (D-N.Y.) said in a joint statement.
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Gangs are the true militias of the 21st century, I’m sad to say.
Good, tell them to go pound sand
Trying to create read my lips situation for Trump.
I’m going to obey any of your gun control “laws”, Chuckie.
Get bent, snake.
Bush41 Assault Weapon Ban.
One Term President.
Same thing that happened during the immigration negotiations.
POTUS offered up a win/win compromise and the Dems rejected it out of hand.
They just can’t help themselves.
universal background checks
= = =
So, just what is a ‘universal’ background check?
I go to repair my drive shaft, and need a new universal?
Check my universal background? = I have to pull my pants down to be ‘viewed?’
Background has racist flavor - ‘background’ is ‘historical’ like ‘slaves, reparations ‘, etc.
And ‘checks!’ or czechs?
Exactly - how are these “universal” background checks going to be enforced? Criminals already buy guns without such a check (and/or steal them).
In most states, there is no gun registry- so how will the government know if you seel your old 870 shotgun to your neighbor or brother, give it as a gift, or trade it for something you will use more? There is NO way... without universal registration.
But one problem - even where they have registration... criminals don’t register their guns!
Is anyone SERIOUSLY feeling threatened by Schumer? He’s an obnoxious blowhard elected by idiots mostly from NYC. Beyond his local geography, he’s worse than a joke.
This is where he needs to lead and not let the dems set the agenda. His second term hinges on shutting down any notion of gun control. Anything less and no second term.
The idea that "Universal Background Checks" will stop dangerous people from having access to guns has been shown to be false, repeatedly.
Most mass killers that used guns either passed background checks or accessed a gun by stealing it.
A couple have made their own guns.
The ability to make your own gun renders "universal background checks" meaningless in itself.
Those who wish us disarmed want "universal background checks" to get to universal gun registration.
We will not comply.
We will not disarm.
Chuck and Nancy know that we know universal background checks are registration and would be political suicide for President Trump.
Pelosi & Schumer are DUMB-bunny DIMocRATS & our POTUS should simply ignore the 2 of them & their STUPID, MEANINGLESS, BLATHER.
As well as other criminals and our favorite.. the government. What do NOAA, the IRS and the dept of Ed need with fully automatic weapons? Plenty of militarized PDs as well.
“Bush41 Assault Weapon Ban.
One Term President.”
I thought that was Bill Clinton...
The Dems are proving to be good for gun sales. I feel the need to buy a nice assault weapon.
Good no legislation passes. Gun grabbers achieve nada.
“Chuck and Nancy know that we know universal background checks are registration and would be political suicide for President Trump.”
They’re counting on the Toddlers in the White House and the Deep Staters to convince Trump that the Soccer Moms (a group he’s stuggling with) will be turned on by suicidal gun control. A long shot on their part (the Dems), but not much downside for them - Beto has been a much bigger downside for them.
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