WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on possible congressional action on gun safety legislation (all times local): 6:15 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asking President Donald Trump to use hisWTOP
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on possible congressional action on gun safety legislation (all times local): 6:15 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asking President Donald Trump to use his constitutional powers to call the Senate back into session immediately to consider House-passed legislation expanding federal background checks for gunsThe Washington Times
The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years and set government spending at higher levels through September 2021.U.S.
A Republican House member is calling on the GOP-led Senate to pass a bill expanding background checks for gun purchases.Washington Examiner
The bill would "add specific punishments for acts of domestic terrorism and provide federal law enforcement with new charging options."FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports
Arizona GOP Sen. Martha McSally plans to introduce legislation next month that would make domestic terrorism a punishable federal crime, an effort that aims to close a loophole in federal authorities' ability to prosecute suspects in domestic terrorism cases.CNN
Fifth consecutive rise and steepest since 2015, and trend continues in 2019, as ‘white supremacist’ homicides also increased A new report shows that 2018 saw a national rise in hate crimes, and that almost all extremist homicides were carried out by the far right. Hate crimes rose 9% to a decade high of 2,009 in 30 US cities surveyed for the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism (CSHE), headquartered at California State University at Santa Barbara, which published the report on Tuesday....the Guardian