Reid Adding Background Checks to Gun Control Bill

Harry Reid may have said no to Dianne Feinstein, but that isn’t stopping him from beefing up the gun control legislation currently on the floor.

Reid announced Thursday:

“Later tonight, I will start the process of bringing a bill to reduce gun violence to the Senate floor. This bill will include the provisions on background checks, school safety and gun trafficking reported by the Judiciary Committee”

Reid expressed hope that Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), who is taking the lead on expanded background checks, will find a Republican co-sponsor before the Senate considers the legislation in April.

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