Trump wrote on Twitter on Monday that there is "not much political support (to put it mildly)" for raising the age limit from 18 to 21 to purchase powerful rifles like the one used to kill 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., last month.
Trump also called on states to pass court-issued Risk Protection Orders, which allow law enforcement to confiscate guns from individuals who pose risks to themselves and others, and temporarily prevent them from buying firearms.
"Let's not forget that the Obama administration had the White House and all of Congress for two years and didn't do anything", she said.
"The President still has in this plan the age limit increase", Sanders said, noting that the administration is working to determine if it can be done at the federal level or should be pursued on a state-by-state basis. But Trump has made little effort to marshal the support of congressional Republicans or use his popularity with NRA voters to provide cover for his party during a contentious vote.
During a meeting with six students and families from the Florida high school in the White House last month, Trump pledged to be "strong" on increasing the age limit. "Why he didn't go forward with what he has proposed earlier?" This came on the heels of Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders being "grilled today on the President seeming to back off some gun proposals".
Sanders cut off Olorunnipa mid-sentence, telling him and the rest of the press that they "continue to misunderstand and misrepresent the comments [she is] making". "Without that support, it's not as possible".
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Toomey had a ready response after the president's tweet Monday: "It's quite obvious that I'm the guy that stood up to the NRA", he said.
At the White House last month, Trump needled Republican Sen. President Trump is supporting legislation and reforms to strengthen the background checks system and law enforcement operations.
He still supports legislation aimed at providing more data for the background check system: a database of people who are not legally allowed to buy guns. The president chose not to endorse another bill introduced in the Senate that would extend background checks to gun purchases made online and at gun shows.
Trump appointed secretary of education Betsy Devos to chair the Federal Commission on School Safety, which will recommend policy and funding proposals for school violence prevention, including plans for funding training for armed teachers.
"I just want to thank all of you for representing not only the great state of Texas but our country so well", Trump concluded.
"We can't just keep setting up blue-ribbon committees with your wife and your wife and your husband, and they meet and they have a meal and they talk talk talk talk". Being part of the United States, you expect to at least get the same benefits when tragedies like this happen. "So what he is pushing forward are things that can immediately be accomplished". "In fact, this incident is one of the starkest examples we've seen of this fact so far during his presidency".
Trump said on Twitter that if schools in the US are mandated to be "gun free zones" then "violence and danger are given an open invitation to enter".