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Senators Reach Tentative Deal on Gun Safety After Mass Shootings

  • Agreement comes in the wake of massacres in Texas and New York
  • Schumer says Senate will vote on package ‘as soon as possible’
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WATCH: A tentative deal on new gun-safety legislation has been reached by a bipartisan group of US senators. Joe Mathieu reports.Source: Bloomberg
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A bipartisan group of US senators reached a tentative deal on new gun-safety legislation following last month’s massacres in Texas and New York. 

Senators led by Democrat Chris Murphy of Connecticut and Republican John Cornyn of Texas said the deal includes giving grants to states to implement “red flag” laws allowing courts to remove guns from potentially dangerous owners, and more funding for mental health services and school safety.