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Trump somber in visit to stricken Las Vegas

Trump somber in visit to stricken Las Vegas

"With rights come responsibilities: the responsibility to stop gun sales loopholes, to enact protections that make sure our children and those with severe mental illnesses don't have access to guns, to address funding for mental health, and to oppose any efforts to make it easier to purchase silencers", Ms. Jayapal said. "Our hearts go out to every family impacted by last night's shooting".

Republicans who control Congress have made clear they have no intention of taking up stricter gun control measures in the shooting's aftermath.

He also recognized the heroes who tried to save family members, loved ones, and even total strangers from the gunfire.

The White House says Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called Trump on Wednesday to express their sympathy to the victims of Sunday night's shooting in Las Vegas.

"I assumed immediately that it was either an automatic weapon or an AR-15-style weapon that had been customized so that it could be fired the equivalent of an automatic mode", says Barrett, who is also the author of Glock: The Rise of America's Gun.

Mr Trump and first lady Melania Trump met privately with victims of the shooting at a hospital, praising them and the doctors who treated them as he visited the city.

In the month following mass US shootings, American Outdoor Brands shares rose on average almost 5.4 percent, and Sturm Ruger increased close to 2.9 percent, according to a study by Kensho, a quantitative analytics tool that hedge funds use, looking at 32 cases since the 1999 Columbine High School shooting.

Following the debrief, Trump graciously thanked the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the first responders to the scene.

White House Says Premature To Discuss Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting
Christopher Sullivan, general manager of Guns & Guitars, did not say what weapons Paddock, who lived in Mesquite, had bought. However, semi-automatic weapons, those that reload automatically but must be triggered for every shot, are legal.

She was seen with the rest of the team at the White House along with her husband Jared Kushner and was seen chatting to numerous people.

Earlier, President Donald Trump used a solemn address from the White House to call for unity in the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history, calling it an "act of pure evil".

The gunman opened fire from inside the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. After a 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California, that killed 14 people, Trump quickly called for a "total and complete" ban on Muslims entering the United States.

The Trumps traveled aboard Air Force One to Nevada with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, as well as Nevada lawmakers Sen. He said that authorities were "learning a lot more" about the shooter, Stephen Craig Paddock, and that more details would be "announced at an appropriate time".

Speaking to the press from the White House, Trump declared that "Americans are joined together today in sadness, shock and grief". Dean Heller of Nevada.

President Donald Trump is calling the man who killed 59 people and wounded hundreds others at a music festival in Las Vegas a "very, very sick individual".

Sanders told reporters that having a debate on gun control is "not the place that we're in at this moment".

- Elizabeth Warren (@SenWarren) October 2, 2017Tragedies like Las Vegas have happened too many times.


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