House Passes Gun Control Bill With 14 RINOs Voting in Favor
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The House of Representatives on Friday passed the most sweeping gun control bill in nearly 30 years in a 234 ‑193 vote as Congress responds to gun violence across the nation.The legislation garnered some GOP support with 14 House Republicans crossing party lines to vote in favor of the measure, including Reps. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, Tom Rice of South Carolina, John Katko of New York, Chris Jacobs of New York, Maria Salazar of Florida, Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, Peter Meijer of Michigan, Fred Upton of Michigan, Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio, Steve Chabot of Ohio, Mike Turner of Ohio, David Joyce of Ohio and Tony Gonzales of Texas.The bill, which will now head to the president’s desk, passed the Senate with a 65–33 vote late Thursday night. Ten Senate Republicans and 10 Senate Democrats began negotiations on the legislation after two mass shootings in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas left dozens dead last month within a week of each other. SENATE PASSES BIPARTISAN GUN CONTOL BILL
Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R‑KY) speaks at a news conference after the Senate luncheons in the U.S. Capitol on June 22, 2022, in Washington, DC.
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