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If you want to remember those twenty babies beautiful children and the six brave.
Teachers you should vote for this bill this -- -- gun control this is common sense.
Criminals do not submit to background checks now.
They will not submit to expanded background checks.
-- are 54 the days are 46.
Under the previous order requiring sixty votes for the adoption of this amendment.
The amendment is not agreed to.
A few minutes ago a minority in the United States senate decided.
It wasn't worth it.
They blocked common sense gun reforms.
Even while these families looked on from the senate gallery.
Well a big loss for President Obama a big loss for those families from -- who traveled.
To Washington to lobby lawmakers.
They lost on the big amendment that was agreed to -- -- democratic senator Joseph Manchin and Republican Pat Toomey to.
Expand background checks there.
Was thought to be a deal Republicans who voted yes to me Kirk from Illinois Collins from Maine.
And McCain from Arizona Democrats who voted no.
Hi camp from North Dakota Pryor from Arkansas.
Baggage from Alaska.
Baucus from Montana and read we mentioned before from Nevada but Reid is only to bring it up again we're back with the panel.
-- just as you just showed there it's interesting that with the president's -- nations today.
At the White House the opposition to the bill was technically more bipartisan support for the -- even though Harry Reid voted.
The way that he did just to preserve the option of bringing it up later.
But I was really struck by the president's comments today at the White House just before we went on -- When is he sort of let loose with a tirade on the people who oppose this bill and maybe think a couple things one -- any hopes that there's going to be any further.
The gun control legislation seemed to me to have gone by the wayside and I don't think that was very likely anyway but the president certainly isn't gonna get.
Anybody to sign on who he attacked the way that he attacks today and the second thing was if you read president's comments as simply as an attack on.
The fellow red state Democrats who voted against -- mansion.
It's a searing indictment of of them in their politics and their character and their integrity.
In it makes you wonder where is the president going to be -- -- -- -- will he be supporting them in the future with a woman Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.
Continue to support them because.
He basically said they sold out and he said both the maps change yeah you can't program again she's an exact law.
You know -- United Center serves -- really sad -- I think its record.
Tragedy you know we're we're talking about there.
What happened in Boston and terror known deaths of three people and and you think about what happened in the -- you think about the daily carnage in the streets of America and US and it can't take action on simple background checks that overwhelmingly the American people in poll after poll say that it's a good idea will be a good thing gun owners say.
Yes it's a good thing.
But again the power big money the NRA and gun manufacturers.
It's carry -- day so let's look at at the record to say hello and.
Donors overall don't -- they mentioned NRA they say this expanding background checks at gun shows or elsewhere will not reduce violent crime or keep our kids safe from schools.
NRA will continue to work Republicans and Democrats are committed to protecting our children schools prosecuting violent criminals to the fullest extent of the law.
And fixing our broken mental health system are grateful for the hard work and leadership.
Of those senators who choose pursue meaningful solutions to our nation's most pressing problems.
Correct I mean there are -- can you know now like put a smile on it you know it's like any eagle you know their kids' programs and I I don't know what the problem is.
There you'll background check is not asking last -- an infringement anybody's right.
And so now you come back to the politics and yes the Democrats gave some people passes but the expectation.
Especially from Pat Toomey the Republican was they were going to be these five Republican votes didn't get one.
The question is it would -- have had any effect on new test.
If you -- to make all of these emotional appeal as you say you betraying the families.
You've got to shell out a position have been -- would have -- new ten.
It would not have its hero and I I wouldn't of objected -- might have gone away and McCain.
Or to me on this but it took kind of emotional blackmail.
As a way of saying you have to do it.
For the children.
Not if there's no logic in this and -- and that I think is what's wrong with the demagoguery.
That we -- out of the president on this issue.
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