“With blood continuing to spill in schools and churches and movie theaters – in big cities and small towns all across the U.S. – not only is it past due for the Republican-controlled Congress to support common sense gun reform, but it’s also time for the administration to be forthcoming about its relationship with the NRA.
If Donald Trump and his GOP colleagues continue to block reforms that a majority of the country support, the American people deserve to know why.” MORE
“The gun rights group placed multimillion-dollar bets on Donald Trump and six Republican Senate candidates locked in highly competitive races,” the OpenSecrets report noted. “It poured $50.2 million, or 96 percent of its total outside spending, into these races, and lost only one.” MORE
“(CNN) – An improvised team of Las Vegas police officers — two K-9 officers, a detective, and a SWAT team member — were among those who first converged on the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino on October 1, as Stephen Paddock was firing into a crowd of 22,000 concertgoers.” MORE