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Democrats, Republicans push compromise bill to ban bump-stocks after Las Vegas
A bipartisan pair of House members has introduced a ban on the bump stock devices used to speed up the rate of fire of semi-automatic weapons –- an accessory used by the Las Vegas shooter last week. The bill, from Reps. Seth Moulton , D-Mass., and Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., would make it illegal to
'Bump stocks': Congress considering legislation to ban the gun attachment Las Vegas shooter used
“Bump stocks” were virtually unheard of on Capitol Hill until this week. Even some anti-gun lobbyists told ABC New this week that the gun attachments weren’t on their radar before the massacre in Las Vegas Sunday. But that that is all changing, and fast. A weapons expert described the so-called
US offers condolences amid deadly Barcelona terror attack
As an attack in Barcelona, Spain, today left 13 people dead and more than 100 injured, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered condolences for the "loss of life and injuries" of "so many innocent people, yet again." In the incident local police called a "terror attack," a van slammed into
Rep. Kinzinger: N. Korean threat is real but 'the hysteria is entirely unnecessary and a disservice to our national defense'
Following North Korea's threats to launch missiles at the U.S territory of Guam -- a move that President Trump warned would be met with "fire and fury" -- there has been an elevated sense of concern that's bordering on hysteria. But Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., is urging Americans to bring it down
Capitol Hill lawmakers celebrate National Intern Day
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill celebrated National Intern Day on Thursday by recognizing their young, politically-minded staff. Below, a round-up of senators, members of congress and other officials who took to Twitter to pay tribute to these hard-working folks: REP. ANDRE CARSON, D-IND. "Happy
Jeff Sessions: President Trump's criticism is 'kind of hurtful'
Attorney General Jeff Sessions stands by his decision to recuse himself from the Russia investigation despite the barrage of criticism he has received publicly from the president this week, he said. "I talked to experts in the Department of Justice, people trained in that. I am confident I made the
Lawmakers send well wishes to John McCain following brain tumor announcement
Following Sen. John McCain 's announcement Wednesday night that he has a brain tumor, lawmakers -- past and present -- from both sides of the aisle sent heir well wishes to the Arizona Republican and his family. President Trump said in a statement, "Senator John McCain has always been a fighter.
Republicans take to Twitter to send birthday greetings to George W. Bush
In honor of George W. Bush's 71st birthday, Republicans took to Twitter en masse Thursday to extend birthday greetings to the 43rd president. Bush, the eldest son of 41st president George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush , was born on July 6, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut. He was raised in Midland and
Rep. Steve Scalise readmitted to ICU in serious condition due to 'concerns for infection'
Rep. Steve Scalise , who was shot in the hip June 14 when a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice of Republican lawmakers in Virginia, has been readmitted to the intensive care unit in serious condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, the hospital announced Wednesday night. "Congressman
Kinzinger: President Trump must 'be tough' meeting with Putin at G20 Summit
The guest panel sat down with Martha Raddatz to discuss President Trump's upcoming meeting with Vladimir Putin on "This Week."