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McConnell Floats Backing Gun-Safety Measure, With Big Caveat

  • Leader’s tentative support signals possible strong GOP backing
  • Schumer says he will put measure on floor once it’s finalized
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Senators Find Tentative Agreement on Gun Safety Bill
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he’s inclined to support a bipartisan outline of new gun-safety legislation that senators announced on Sunday, an indication that a final bill could gain widespread backing in the Senate. 

“If it reflects what the framework indicates, I’ll be supportive,” the Kentucky Republican told reporters on Tuesday.