Senator optimistic Congress will reach a compromise on gun laws

09.12.19 · ABC 4 News

WASHINGTON (Nexstar) – Senator Pat Toomey is among a small group of Senators who met with the President on Wednesday to discuss a path forward on guns. Toomey has pitched a plan to expand background checks during gun sales that he says has Republican support. But Democrats continue to demand that the Senate vote on a House Bill that would require background checks for any gun sale, including private sales.

“I was on the phone with him for 40 minutes,” said Sen.Toomey (R-Pennsylvania). “We had a lengthy, substantive, very constructive conversation.’

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