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Away from Washington, Republicans' pro-gun stance likely won't waver

Aug 05, 2019 - CNN

As the nation reels from a weekend of two major mass shootings, the response from Republicans in Washington has been muted.

Here's one reason why: Republican lawmakers aren't even in Washington. Congress went into its August recess at the end of last week, meaning members are back in their home districts, on vacation with their families, or participating in congressional delegations to other countries -- in other words, far from reporters on Capitol Hill asking questions about how the fede...