Senate Democrats are zeroing in on a push to require universal background checks for gun purchases following last week’s shooting at a Florida high school.
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer said Wednesday that universal background checks would be the party’s “No. 1 priority.”
“Our No. 1 priority is going to be universal background checks, which is supported by about 80 percent of the American people, and closing the gun show loophole and all the other ways that people get around the background checks,” he told reporters.
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