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McConnell tweeted on Saturday that he and the country were “horrified” by the “senseless violence” in El Paso, where a lone gunman opened fire inside a Walmart and left at least 20 people dead and dozens more wounded. Following McConnell’s tweet, another gunman attacked a popular nightlife district in Dayton in the early hours of Sunday morning.

“Mitch McConnell should bring the Senate back into session immediately to pass HR 8, the gun safety bill that has already passed the House,”

Sanders tweeted.

“That’s a first step to addressing our serious gun violence epidemic.”

The measure, HR 8, was passed back in February with overwhelming support from the newly elected Democratic majority and some Republican support.

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, a leading candidate in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, and Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, also demanded that McConnell call the Senate back into session and take up a vote of the resolution.

“The House passed HR8, a Bipartisan Background Checks Act, *5 months ago* and the Senate has yet to vote on it,”

Ocasio-Cortez tweeted in response to McConnell’s own tweet.

“It was one of our 1st major priorities after ending the gov shutdown. You’ve been sitting on it since February giving bogus excuses. Care to explain the people why?”

In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for failing to call a vote on a gun reform bill that the Democratically-controlled House of Representatives passed in February.

Ocasio-Cortez called out McConnell in a tweet on Sunday for

“giving bogus excuses”

as to why the Senate hasn’t taken up the measure passed in the House that would tighten background checks for people seeking to purchase a firearm.

Ocasio-Cortez wasn’t the only lawmaker to call on McConnell to bring the resolution to a vote in the Senate.

#ShutDownOver and The National Parks Reopen! Where You Going to Go First? MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Park rangers were once again greeting visitors at some national parks across the United States and flight operations at major airports were returning to normal on Saturday, one day after a partial government shutdown came to an end. While there […]

Trump Willing to Give a Immigration Compromise in Order to Build The Wall, is that The Art of the Deal? President Trump, in an aired White House address Saturday, provided Democrats a compromise bundle on migration in an effort to finish the almost month long partial government closure– although Democrats rejected the olive branch as […]

The Anti-Semitism is giving the Women’s March a Bad Name? Controversy and also the government closure greeted marchers that collected in Washington Saturday for the third annual national Women’s March. The event, which started near Freedom Plaza blocks from the White House, drew thousands, a number much fewer than the hundreds of thousands who descended […]

Even Romney Who is a #NeverTrumper backs Trump on the #Shutdown Agreeing with Trump’s stance on the partial government closure, Romney backed Trump’s call for a wall on the southern boundary and also states he doesn’t comprehend the Democrats’ placing on the problem. ” You (Pelosi) and also your fellow Democrats have voted for over […]

Trump States The Extreme Left is Controlling Pelosi just hours prior to Trump’s White House speech on the border wall deal President Trump on Saturday implicated Home Audio speaker Nancy Pelosi of being controlled by the far-left, hours before he is due to make an “vital” White Home statement on the partial government closure and […]

President Trump on Thursday denied armed forces aircraft to Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi for an international trip just mins before the legislative delegation was readied to leave. Dear Madame Speaker, Due to the Shutdown, I am sorry to inform you that your trip to Brussels, Egypt and Afghanistan has been postponed. We will reschedule this […]

Don’t Worry Civil Servants: Those On Shutdown NOT working Consider it a Long Paid Vacation, Those of you working with No Pay Now: SUCKS to be YOU President Trump has actually authorized the process to assure that furloughed government employees  or those required to function without pay throughout the partial federal government closure get back […]


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