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Trump Caves to the NRA on Background Checks

28 days ago   |   By Vanity Fair

The president's “Rose Garden fantasy” of passing universal background checks died after a call with Wayne LaPierre.
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Ivanka tried convincing Trump on background checks by visualizing it as a 'historic' Rose Garden ceremony. The NRA had other thoughts

Ivanka tried convincing Trump on background checks by visualizing it as a 'historic' Rose Garden ceremony. The NRA had other thoughts

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump was moving closer to supporting universal background checks, a legislative proposal that has historically incensed the National Rifle Association, but has gained bipartisan traction in the wake of the August mass shootings.
The idea was also advocated by White House senior adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump, who attempted to sell it by framing it as a "historic" and "unprecedented" ceremony at the White House's Rose Garden, The Atlantic reported.
Trump was said to have initially "loved it," a former White House official reportedly said. "He was all spun up about...
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