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Florida school shooting: Trump ‘supportive’ of better gun background checks

Media captionWhat has Donald Trump said about guns and gun control? US President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve background checks on gun ownership, the White House says. He spoke with Republican Senator John Cornyn about a bipartisan bill that seeks to improve the checks in place before someone can buy a gun. The suspect […]

Florida school shooting: Trump ‘supportive’ of better gun background checks

Media captionWhat has Donald Trump said about guns and gun control? US President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve background checks on gun ownership, the White House says. He spoke with Republican Senator John Cornyn about a bipartisan bill that seeks to improve the checks in place before someone can buy a gun. The suspect […]

Florida school shooting: Trump ‘supportive’ of better gun background checks

Media captionWhat has Donald Trump said about guns and gun control? US President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve background checks on gun ownership, the White House says. He spoke with Republican Senator John Cornyn about a bipartisan bill that seeks to improve the checks in place before someone can buy a gun. The suspect […]

Trump ‘supportive’ of improved gun background checks

Media captionWhat has Donald Trump said about guns and gun control? US President Donald Trump is “supportive” of efforts to improve background checks on gun ownership, the White House says. He spoke with Republican Senator John Cornyn about a bipartisan bill that seeks to improve the checks in place before someone can buy a gun. […]

Florida school shooting: Students to march on Washington

Media captionOn Saturday student Emma Gonzalez, an organiser of the march, told lawmakers: “Shame on you!” Young survivors of Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida have announced a national march on Washington to demand political action on gun control. Students organisers told US media that they are determined to make Wednesday’s shooting a turning point in […]

Florida school shooting: Trump links FBI’s missteps to Russia investigation

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wednesday’s attack in Parkland was the deadliest US school shooting since 2012 President Donald Trump has rebuked the FBI for missing signals before Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida. The agency was “spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign”, Mr Trump tweeted. “There is […]

Florida school shooting: Trump links FBI’s missteps to Russia investigation

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wednesday’s attack in Parkland was the deadliest US school shooting since 2012 President Donald Trump has rebuked the FBI for missing signals before Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida. The agency was “spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign”, Mr Trump tweeted. “There is […]

Russia-Trump inquiry: Russian foreign minister dismisses FBI charges

Media captionThe Russian foreign minister called for “facts” before commenting further Russia’s foreign minister has dismissed as “blather” the charges levelled by the FBI special counsel against 13 Russians for election meddling. Sergei Lavrov said at a major security conference in Germany he would not comment further until he saw “facts”. The charges brought by […]

Russia-Trump inquiry: President says ‘no collusion’ as FBI charges Russians

Media captionRussians recruited ‘real Americans’ as part of ‘information warfare’ President Donald Trump says his election campaign “did nothing wrong” as the FBI brought charges against 13 Russians for alleged election meddling. Special Counsel Robert Mueller also named three companies in the indictment – seen as a major development his continuing probe into the 2016 […]

Mitt Romney launches Utah Senate campaign with dig at Trump

Mitt Romney launches Utah Senate campaign with dig at Trump

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mitt Romney lost his race to oust President Barack Obama in 2012 Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has announced he is running for a US Senate seat in Utah, while taking a dig at President Donald Trump. In a Facebook campaign video, he lamented that Washington was sending “a […]