Associated Press ----------- President Donald Trump was convening a bipartisan group of lawmakers Wednesday to discuss school safety, as Republican leaders showed little interest in pursuing stricter gun control laws and Democrats pushed new restrictions following the Florida shooting. Ahead of the session, Senate Democrats urged the president to follow through on his call for “comprehensive background checks” by endorsing legislation to extend the pre-purchase reviews to online and gun show sales. “You said that you would be ‘strongly pushing comprehensive background checks’ in an effort to combat the epidemic of mass shootings that has plagued our country,” wrote the four senators led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., citing Trump’s weekend tweet after the Florida high school shooting. “We couldn’t agree more.” To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.
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