Republicans push back against proposed gun regulation bills

Democrats and the president are scrambling to come up with a gun regulation bill that could get enough Republican support to pass the Senate.

Due Diligence’s Carmen Russell-Sluchansky talks with Reid Epstein, White House Reporter for POLITICO:


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Banning guns with assault weapon characteristics or limiting magazine size are likely dead-on-arrival, says Russell-Sluchansky, leaving Democrats to fight for universal background checks. Deals are being made and Democrats are reaching out to unlikely allies such as Pennsylvania Senator Tim Toomey. However, others, such as Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, are threatening to filibuster any legislation that includes any increase in regulations.

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Carmen is a multimedia journalist based in Washington, DC whose work has appeared in a variety of outlets including National Geographic, NBC News, the BBC, Asia! Magazine, The China Post, Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel.