Raise your hand if you are surprised with this….
This IS the Donald Trump from years ago when he would say something that might make the media and most people think he was empathic?
Then someone would whisper in his ear and he would make a HARD ‘Right Turn’….
You HAD to know when Senate Majority leader McConnell signalled that he wasn’t doing ANYTHING without Trump’s approval …AND… He wasn’t bringing the Senate back for a vote?
NOTHING was gonna happen…
NOTHING EVER happens…
Anybody out there REALLY expect different ?
President Trump appears to be backing away from potential support for gun background check legislation, according to White House aides, congressional leaders and gun advocates, dimming prospects that Washington will approve significant new gun measures in the wake of mass shootings that left 31 dead.
Immediately after the carnage in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, Trump said “there is a great appetite” for tightening background checks on people who buy firearms. But in recent days, Trump has focused in public remarks on the need to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill while emphasizing that the nation already has “very strong background checks right now” — positions that hew more closely to the views of the National Rifle Association.
Behind the scenes, Trump’s communication with key lawmakers, including Sen. Joe Manchin III, a moderate Democrat from West Virginia who has sought to develop bipartisan gun-control measures, has gone mostly cold, according to Capitol Hill aides, in part because Congress has left town for its summer recess….