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Schumer, Pelosi urge Senate to cancel vacation, pass background check bill 'immediately'

Aug 06, 2019 - The Washington Times

Democrats' top leaders asked Americans to demand action on gun control and said the Senate must cancel its summer vacation and return to Washington to pass legislation "immediately," after a pair of shooting rampages this weekend.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer said the House, controlled by Democrats, already "did its duty" by passing a bill to expand background checks to cover sales between private parties. Currently federal law only requires sale...