With Congress in recess for the month of August and the president on vacation in Bedminster, very little has been done to address gun reform two weeks after mass shootings took the lives of 31 people in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.
“The inactivity of the president, and [Senate Majority] Leader McConnell, is literally killing Americans,” New York Congresswomen Carolyn Maloney told Cheddar Monday. “It is outrageous.”
Maloney is a co-sponsor of the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, H.R. 8, that passed the House in February, but has not made any movement in the Senate.
“I would say if guns made us safer, we would be the safest nation on earth,” Maloney said.
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