Gillibrand on Her ‘Mandatory Gun Buy Back’ Idea: ‘You Don’t Want to Grandfather in All the Assault Weapons’
GILLIBRAND: “I think we should ban assault weapons as well as large magazines. And as part of passing that ban, do a buyback program across the country so that those who own them can be compensated for the money they spent. But I think both of those ideas are strong. I think having —“ [crosstalk]
HARLOW: “But mandatory.”
GILLIBRAND: “Well, you don’t want people to retain them because if you make them illegal, you don’t want to grandfather in all the assault weapons all across America. You would like people to sell them back to the government so that you can make sure --"
GILLIBRAND: "-- people who shouldn’t have access --"
HARLOW: "Because --"
GILLIBRAND: "-- to these weapons couldn’t have them.”