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McConnell taps Cornyn to negotiate with Democrats on gun legislation

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Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell met with Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas. McConnell encouraged Cornyn to engage with key Democratic senators. McConnell said he's asked Cornyn "to meet with the Democrats who are interested in getting a bipartisan solution" Any compromise on background checks, red flag laws or firearms access could mark a victory for gun control advocates.
1 month ago·Washington, United States

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USA Today

McConnell signals Republicans willing to engage on limited gun measures 'directly related' to Uvalde

Sen. Mitch McConnell said he's asked Republicans to look into gun control measures in the wake of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas this week.

1 month ago·United States
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Washington Times

McConnell endorses talks with Dems over possible gun legislation after Texas school massacre

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he encouraged Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas to start talks with Democrats on possible new gun laws in response to the shooting massacre at an elementary school in Texas.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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CNN

Exclusive: McConnell says he has directed Cornyn to engage with Democrats on a 'bipartisan solution' on gun violence

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told CNN on Thursday he met earlier in the day with Texas Sen. John Cornyn and encouraged the senior Republican senator to begin discussions with Democrats, including Sens. Chris Murphy of Connecticut and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, to see if they can find a middle ground on legislation to respond to the tragic Texas elementary school shooting.

1 month ago·Atlanta, United States
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The Hill

McConnell taps Cornyn to negotiate with Democrats on gun legislation

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday gave the greenlight to bipartisan talks on legislation to curb gun violence, revealing that he has asked Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), one of his advisers, to negotiate with Democrats.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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KRDO

Exclusive: McConnell says he has directed Cornyn to engage with Democrats on a 'bipartisan solution' on gun violence

By Lauren Fox, Morgan Rimmer, Ted Barrett and Clare Foran, CNNSenate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told CNN on Thursday he met earlier in the day with Texas Sen. John Cornyn and encouraged the senior Republican senator to begin discussions with Democrats, including Sens. Chris Murphy of Connecticut and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, to see if they can find a middle ground on legislation to respond to the tragic Texas elementary school shooting.Law…

1 month ago
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Newsweek

McConnell was "hopeful" for gun law middle ground before blocking Democrats

McConnell told reporters that he was "hopeful" for a "bipartisan solution that's directly related to the facts" of the mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

1 month ago·United States
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