Ted Deutch: Mitch McConnell Is ‘Not Part of Where America Is’ on Gun Legislation

‘Their refusal is going to mean that come the next election, they’ll be looking at the Senate from the outside’

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DEUTCH: “Well, it’s a good day to think about what the heroes of 9/11 did for us and the sacrifices that they made to rush into the towers, the first responders. We’re going to be thinking about them and all of the lives lost that day and the way the country came together and stood as one, that’s something for us to think about as Mitch McConnell stands on the outside. He’s not part of where America is on this issue. And it’s great that the American people believe this was the right thing to do, but it’s the pressure that’s going to increase on McConnell that’s either going to force him to act or we’re going to see the same thing in the Senate we saw in the House, which is senators who refuse to stand up and stand up to the gun corporations and try to keep our community safe, their refusal is going to mean that come the next election, they’ll be looking at the Senate from the outside and will have a gun safety majority there too.”

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