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Elizabeth Warren - Sen. Elizabeth Warren conflated votes on assault weapons, background checks

PolitiFact Friday, 13 September 2019
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Sen. Elizabeth Warren conflated votes on assault weapons, background checksSen. Elizabeth Warren said that while the majority of Americans want tighter gun control laws related to registration or banning assault weapons, that doesn’t happen because Congress is beholden to the gun industry. "And unless we're willing to address that head on and roll back the filibuster we're not going to get anything done on guns," Warren said during the Democratic debate in Houston. "I was in the United States Senate when 54 senators said let's do background checks, let's get rid of assault weapons, and with 54 senators it failed because of the filibuster." Not all of those points ...

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