Monday, December 23, 2013

Manchin: Yeah, It’s Going to be “Difficult” to Pass Gun Control in 2014

 Leah Barkoukis | Dec 23, 2013        
After major gun-control legislation was defeated in the Senate this year, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and number of other Democrats insisted the fight isn’t over—including Sen. Manchin, who crafted the background check legislation with Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Penn., after the Newtown massacre.
In late April, Manchin said he would “absolutely” try for another vote, but insisted that the bill “needs to be clean” the next time around.
Since Newtown, however, support for more gun control has only continued to wane, making it exceedingly difficult to imagine that another bill could pass. Manchin, it seems, is finally coming to that realization.
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