Trump under growing pressure on gun control after appearing to cave in to NRA

Trump under growing pressure on gun control after appearing to cave in to NRA
 

Donald Trump, who last month chided fellow Republicans for being “petrified” of the National Rifle Association (NRA), is under growing pressure after seemingly caving in to the powerful gun lobby group’s demands.
The US president on Sunday backed away from raising the minimum age for gun purchases from 18 to 21, one of several measures he initially supported after the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, on 14 February.
The proposal was notably absent from a modest set of Trump administration plans for school safety released over the weekend, which closely aligned with NRA... read more

 
12 March 2018 in World News, Views: 40
Source: Guardian
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