Pelosi Rips McConnell For Blocking Gun Safety Bill After El Paso Shooting

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi reminded America that Mitch McConnell is blocking a bill to address gun violence after the mass shooting in El Paso.

Pelosi calls out Mitch McConnell for blocking gun violence bill after El Paso shooting

Pelosi said in a statement provided to PoliticusUSA:

Today’s horrific mass shooting in El Paso breaks the hearts of all Americans. Our prayers are with the friends and families of the victims and the entire El Paso community which has been devastated by this brutal act of terror and murder. We are grateful for the courage and heroism of our brave first responders who kept people safe and cared for those in need, and whose swift action brought the suspects into custody and prevented further harm.

Too many families in too many communities have been forced to endure the daily horror of gun violence. Enough is enough. The Republican Senate’s continued inaction dishonors our solemn duty to protect innocent men, women, and children and end this epidemic once and for all.

We will continue to insist on commonsense steps to keep our families and our communities safe. May it be a comfort to those grieving the loss of their loved ones that so many Americans mourn with and pray for them at this difficult time.

We will continue to insist on commonsense steps to keep our families and our communities safe. May it be a comfort to those grieving the loss of their loved ones that so many Americans mourn with and pray for them at this difficult time.

Speaker Pelosi expressed more sympathy for the victims of this crime than Donald Trump has in a White House statement and a tweet.

It is not too soon to be talking about how Trump and McConnell are enabling these violent acts by obstructing common-sense legislation that would make it more difficult for would-be mass shooters to obtain weapons designed to mass kill human beings.

Mitch McConnell likes to think of himself as a Grim Reaper, well today, the Senate’s Grim Reaper made it easier for a Trump supporter to kill at least 18 people.

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