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Trump undercuts GOP talking points: 'Take the guns first'

Mar 01, 2018 - Politico

President Donald Trump took a hammer to Republicans' usual talking points Wednesday, suggesting authorities skirt "due process" to seize guns from people who pose a public safety risk and accusing GOP lawmakers of being too "afraid" to stand up to the National Rifle Association.

During a meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers on school safety, Trump said there's "no bigger fan" of the NRA than himself.

But he told Sen. Pat Toomey the lawmaker was "afraid of the NRA" because a...