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"There should be a background check for anybody that buys a firearm," Stack told Business Insider.

The CEO of Dick’s, which banned AR-15 style rifles last year, says he wishes Sen. Mitch McConnell would have the ‘guts’ to address g...

Dick's Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack said that he's not sure whether or not US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will bring HR8 to the floor.
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Mitch McConnell warns Republicans in private meeting that Trump’s impeachment trial could start as soon as November

McConnell explained how the impeachment process would work during a private weekly lunch meeting with GOP lawmakers.

Trump is reportedly calling Mitch McConnell up to 3 times a day and raging about GOP senators he views as disloyal

It's not just openly critical Republicans like Sen. Mitt Romney who have drawn Trump's ire — he is also angry at those who haven't defended him.
Riot police stand guard during a demonstration on China's National Day, in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China, on October 1, 2019.

Trump congratulated China’s dictators while police brutally cracked down on pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong

As Trump congratulated China on 70 years of Communist Party rule, Republicans in Congress slammed Beijing for its crackdown in Hong Kong.
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Mitch McConnell says the Senate would have ‘no choice’ but to hold a trial if Trump is impeached

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday said he would have "no choice" but to hold a trial if the House were to pass articles of impeachment.

Mitch McConnell slams China over Hong Kong, threatens a global confrontation that could tank the finance hub

"Sooner or later, the rest of the world will have to do what the protesters are doing—confront Beijing," McConnell wrote in the Wall Street Journal.
US President Donald Trump gestures to guests at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum at the 148th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 26, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Once again, Trump backed down on gun control after talking to the NRA

Trump told reporters just days after the El Paso and Dayton shootings that he supported heightened background checks for gun owners. Not anymore.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addresses reporters after the weekly senate party caucus luncheons at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

The Trump campaign pulled ad money from Twitter after it locked Mitch McConnell out of his account for sharing a video of protesters shouting violent ...

McConnell shared a video showing protesters hurling abuse and threats — but Twitter's rules say that all content containing violence is banned.
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Twitter lifts suspension of Mitch McConnell’s campaign account, allowing video of protesters threatening the senator in Kentucky

The @Team_Mitch Twitter account was suspended after tweeting video of a Kentucky protest on Aug. 6. The suspension has now been lifted.
President Barack Obama sheds a tear while delivering a statement on steps the administration is taking to reduce gun violence in the East Room of the White House in Washington January 5, 2016.

Obama faced relentless opposition to gun reform, even after a shooting that left 20 children dead

The GOP repeatedly blocked President Barack Obama's efforts at gun reform. Congress hasn't passed new legislation to thwart gun violence in 25 years.