President Donald Trump’s two eldest children Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. are taking opposite sides on the gun debate.
Members of Congress from both parties are pushing for gun safety measures including expanded background checks after two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio that killed 31 people.
Ivanka, a White House advisor, has publicly called for stricter background checks and “red flag” laws that empower law enforcement to remove guns from people they deem to be a threat.
But Don Jr., an avid hunter, is reportedly warning his father that expanded background checks and red flags could infringe on the civil liberties of gun owners and would be unpopular, despite polling data to the contrary.
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As President Donald Trump considers whether to support stricter gun control measures in the wake of two recent mass shootings, his two eldest children Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. are taking opposite sides on the gun debate.
After two deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio that killed 31 people and injured dozens more in the course of one weekend, several members of Congress undertook a new push for …read more
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