Manchin: Ban On AR-15s Can’t Pass Congress


Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin Wednesday said a bill banning sales of the AR-15, the gun reportedly used in this month’s Florida high school shooting, couldn’t pass Congress.

“This is a difficult one. There is not enough votes to pass that, to repeal that,” Manchin told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” when asked if Congress should ban the gun.

Pressed if he personally would vote for an AR-15 ban, Manchin said the people he knows who own the gun aren’t using it to break the law. “I wouldn’t take their gun away.”

Read more at The Hill.



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