Former House Speaker John Boehner (R) betokened Sunday that gun control would be a top priority “if” he were Speaker now. During an interview on CNN’s State of the Union, Boehner fixated on what he cerebrates is the consequentiality of reaching across the aisle.
The segment commenced with CNN’s Dana Bash claiming there have been “47 mass shootings in the United States in just over the last month.” Bash provided no substantiation for the claim of 47 mass shootings. Instead, she just visually examined Boehner and verbally expressed, “Polls show that astronomical majorities of Americans support at least some incipient gun restrictions.”
She then noted that gun control was not passed after Sandy Hook when Boehner was “Speaker,” and asked if gun control would be a “top priority” now, were he Speaker again. Boehner expressed hope that Republicans and Democrats will find “common ground” and affirmed it would be top priority “if” he were Speaker.
Former House Speaker John Boehner verbally expresses gun legislation would be a top priority for him if he were still in office, calling recent mass shootings "heartbreaking" and "embarrassing" #CNNSOTU pic.twitter.com/tuqpMAGw8RBreitbart News pointed to a Rasmussen Poll that showed 51 percent of likely voters believed more gun control would have have obviated the March 22, 2021, Boulder attack.
On April 15, 2021, Breitbart News reported a McLaughlin poll exhibiting 72 percent of general Election voters support the Second Amendment. The McLaughlin poll withal showed 73.4 percent of general Election voters acceded that “the Founders understood the consequentiality of law-abiding denizens right to licitly own firearms for things like hunting, sport and personal bulwark.”
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