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Pelosi Claims Americans ‘Overwhelmingly’ Support Democrats’ Gun Control Bill In The House

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) spoke out on Thursday morning to claim that Americans “overwhelmingly” support Democrat-sponsored universal background check legislation that was just passed by the House as the left’s latest gun control measure.

Just before the House was set to vote on legislation, H. R. 8, Pelosi spoke out in comments that were aired by CSPAN.

“There is nobody in Congress whose political survival is more important than the survival of our children,” Pelosi said. “We think this should be bipartisan to Congress, as it is in the country. Overwhelmingly, there is broad support for background checks legislation, so we hope with the big strong bipartisan vote we have today to send it over the Senate, the drumbeat across America, that the change will come.”

Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) spoke out in this same press conference to say, “Background checks is supported by 90 percent of Americans…. (Read more)

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