"I don't believe we have a gun control problem in America.
I believe we have an idiot control problem.
And the objective should be to how to control the idiots who abuse guns." But Democrat Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut was optimistic.
"This time feels different.
We have a President committed to ending gun violence, a majority in both houses of Congress, and most importantly, a growing grassroots movement led by a new generation." Earlier this month the House of Representatives passed two bills that would broaden background checks for gun buyers.
A small number of Republicans voted with Democrats to approve the measures.
But the legislation faces an uncertain future in the Senate, where passage requires 60 votes and Democrats hold just fifty seats in the chamber.
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Secretary Vikas Swarup on May 08 informed that India have just concluded historic and successful India-EU Leaders' meeting where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a special invitee. "We have just concluded historic and successful India-EU Leaders' meeting. It was an unprecedented occasion where Prime Minister of India was a special invitee. The EU+27 format has only been done with US before, most recently with President Biden in March 2021," said Swarup.
This video contains graphic content. Four former Minneapolis police officers face federal civil rights charges for their role in the arrest and murder of George Floyd, according to court documents unsealed on Friday, showing the Justice Department's tougher stance in such cases. Freddie Joyner has more
CNN’s Chris Cuomo compares Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s recent comments on blocking the Biden administration’s agenda to comments he previously made about the Obama administration, and analyzes what it could mean for Democrats.
The shooting in Orange, California, that killed four people including a 9-year-old boy on Wednesday was carried out by a 44-year-old man who knew the victims, police said on Thursday (April 01), as they ruled out the shooting as a random act. Flora Bradley-Watson has more.
The city of Boulder, Colorado, held a moment of silence on Saturday to honour the victims of a mass shooting at a local supermarket last week in which 10 people were killed.Boulder officials asked participants to observe 10 minutes of silence and leave a candle or light in front of their homes at 8pm in remembrance of the victims.
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The man accused of murdering 10 people at a Colorado supermarket has appeared in court for the first time.
21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa will remain in jail without bail.
Hundreds of people gathered in Boulder on Wednesday for a vigil to mourn those killed.
The massacre has prompted President Joe Biden to raise the issue of gun control again. Report by Chanda. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
During a Senate Judiciary hearing about voting rights, Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) pressed Stacey Abrams on Georgia’s new and controversial elections law that was passed after then-President Donald Trump called into question the credibility of the state’s 2020 election results. There was no evidence of widespread voter fraud found in Georgia.
Former Bush speechwriter Michael Gerson discussed the Republican Party’s loyalty to former President Donald Trump, after House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy revealed his frustration with Rep. Liz Cheney who refused to back former President Trump’s lie that the 2020 election was stolen.
CNN congressional correspondent Lauren Fox profiles Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), the lawmaker former President Donald Trump and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) are backing to replace Rep. Liz Cheney if she is ousted from her leadership position as GOP conference chairwoman.
CNN’s John Berman questions why House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy sides with controversial Republicans such as Rep. Matt Gaetz and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene but not long-time Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney.
US police officers mock injured dementia sufferer after forcible arrest. Karen Garner, 73, was detained while walking home after leaving a Colorado Walmart without paying for items worth around £9. Appearing confused in the Loveland Police bodycam footage, an officer forces her to the ground before he and a colleague continue to manhandle the distressed pensioner. She suffered a dislocated shoulder and fractured arm - to the amusement of the officers, who watched the footage while she was left in a cell without medical attention.
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New population data released by the U.S. census reapportioned congressional seats in a shift that could boost Republican chances of recapturing the U.S. House of Representatives from Democrats in next year's midterm elections.
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) kicked off a joint America First tour in Florida, pledging allegiance to former President Donald Trump. As the GOP grapples with leadership fractures, CNN’s Michael Smerconish suggests self-preservation is the new Republican strategy for staying in office.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday threw his support behind waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, bowing to mounting pressure from Democratic lawmakers and more than 100 other countries, but angering pharmaceutical companies. Jonah Green has more.