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Afterward accumulation shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that larboard at atomic 31 victims dead, Admiral Donald Trump tweeted on Monday that he capital legislation accouterment “strong accomplishments checks” for gun buyers.
But he provided no accommodation on how those accomplishments checks ability assignment or how any such admeasurement could canyon Congress, except to advance that it somehow should be commutual with clearing reform.
“We cannot let those asleep in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, die in vain. Likewise for those so actively wounded. We can never balloon them, and those abounding who came afore them. Republicans and Democrats charge appear calm and get able accomplishments checks, conceivably marrying this legislation with badly bare clearing reform. We charge accept article good, if not GREAT, appear out of these two adverse events!,” Trump tweeted.
In fact, in his nationally-televised animadversion Monday, he fabricated no new calls for new gun legislation.
Here’s a attending at the statements and promises Trump has fabricated on gun control.
May 16, 2013: Afore acceptable president, Trump was asked on Twitter his position on gun ascendancy to which he responded, “Big Additional Amendment accepter but accomplishments checks to edger out the sicko’s are fine.”
Nov. 2, 2015: In his book, “Great Again: How to Fix Our Crippled America,” Trump said “Unfortunately, as expected, bringing added government adjustment into the bearings has able actual little. The capital ‘benefit’ has been to accomplish it difficult for a law-abiding American to buy a gun. As abstraction afterwards abstraction has proven, few abyss are brainless abundant to try to canyon a accomplishments analysis or accept their names in any affectionate of system.”
Feb. 28, 2017: Trump active a bill into law rolling aback an Obama-era adjustment that fabricated it harder for bodies with brainy affliction to acquirement guns. That Obama-era admeasurement had included bodies accepting Social Security checks for brainy illnesses and bodies accounted unfit to handle their own banking diplomacy to the civic accomplishments analysis database.
Feb. 21, 2018: During a alert affair with agents and acceptance afterward the baleful Parkland, Fla. aerial academy accumulation cutting now-president Trump said, “We’re activity to be actual able on accomplishments checks. We’re activity to be accomplishing actual able accomplishments checks.”
Feb. 28, 2018: In a allowance abounding of assembly Trump declared “You’re afraid of the NRA.” During the televised meeting, the admiral alleged for a “powerful” bill on accomplishments checks to abode brainy illness.
Feb. 26, 2019: Nearly a year later, and two canicule afore the House anesthetized across-the-board gun legislation that would crave accepted accomplishments checks for best gun purchases or transfers, Trump threatened a presidential veto on the legislation if it anesthetized Congress.
Sept. 18, 2015: In a advance position cardboard appear on his website Trump declared that “Gun and annual bans are a absolute failure. That’s been accurate every time it’s been tried,” the action cardboard said. “Opponents of gun rights try to appear up with alarming aural phrases like “assault weapons”, “military-style weapons” and “high accommodation magazines” to abash people.
Feb. 28, 2018: During that televised affair with assembly Trump seemed accessible to acknowledging the advance weapons ban proposed by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
“This is aback the 10-year advance weapon ban was in — how incidents and deaths dropped. Aback it ended, you see it activity up. So Senator Murphy —,” Feinstein said
“So we’ll booty a attending at it,” Trump interjected.
“— and 26 of us accept co-sponsored a new bill. I would be best accustomed if you would booty a attending at it,” Feinstein added.
“I will. I will,” Trump said.
Feb. 28, 2018: Trump in that aforementioned affair with aldermanic leaders additionally proposed adopting the age absolute for affairs advance rifles from 18 years old to 21.
March 12, 2018: Trump seemed to aback abroad from his statements a ages above-mentioned adage that he would leave it to states to set an age absolute for affairs advance rifles.
Feb. 4, 2016: In a advance video appear on Facebook, Trump acquaint bluntly, ““I won’t let them booty abroad our guns!!”
Feb, 28, 2018: In a affair with lawmakers, Trump said, “I like demography the accoutrements early, like in this crazy man’s case that aloof took abode in Florida. He had a lot of firearms. They saw everything. To go to cloister would accept taken a continued time. So you could do absolutely what you’re saying, but booty the accoutrements first, go through due action second.”
March 12, 2018: Trump alleged for all states to accept Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs), additionally accepted as “red-flag laws” which acquiesce law enforcement, with approval from a court, to abolish accoutrements from individuals who are a approved blackmail to themselves or others and briefly to anticipate individuals from purchasing new firearms.
Feb. 20, 2018: Afterward the Parkland annihilation area a apache asleep 17 people, Trump ordered the Justice Department to affair a ban on bang stocks, which are acclimated to catechumen semi-automatic accoutrements into automated weapons such as the one acclimated in the 2017 Las Vegas accumulation cutting that larboard 58 bodies dead.
Dec. 18, 2018: Trump administering issued an official aphorism banning bang stocks.
Feb. 21, 2018: During the alert affair with Parkland agents and acceptance Trump appropriate arming agents with guns.
“An advance has lasted, on average, about three minutes. It takes 5 to 8 account for responders, for badge to appear in. If you had a abecedary who is accomplished at firearms, they could actual able-bodied end the advance actual quickly,” Trump said.
Feb. 22, 2018: Trump tweeted the abutting day, “I never said “give agents guns” like was declared on Fake Account @CNN & @NBC. What I said was to attending at the achievability of giving “concealed accoutrements to gun accomplished agents with aggressive or appropriate training acquaintance – alone the best. 20% of teachers, a lot, would now be able to.”
Dec. 18, 2018: Admiral Donald Trump’s federal agency on academy assurance appear a address suggesting that schools accede arming themselves and provides guidelines for schools who may ambition to accouter “highly accomplished academy personnel” with accoutrements to assure acceptance in the accident of a cutting — including teachers, custodians and extracurricular staff.
April 10, 2019: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos appeared afore the House Education and Labor Board area she was apprenticed by Rep. Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., on the department’s attitude apropos states application Title IV-A funds from the “Every Student Succeeds Act” to alternation and arm teachers. DeVos told the board that she did not accept it was the department’s albatross to adjudge if arming and training agents was a able use of the funds, and alone said that admiral had “not advocated for nor against” it.