Marco Rubio refuses to say he won’t take NRA money in heated town hall – live

Father of Florida victim calls responses by Marco Rubio and Trump to mass shooting ‘pathetically weak’ at combative CNN event

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Rubio says that on Monday politicians could unanimously take action on background checks. He believes there is a majority to restrict bump stocks in the Senate.

He says he worries that the national attention span is short; we can’t allow that to happen here, he adds.

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Chris Grady, a senior who recently enlisted in the army, is speaking now to Senator Rubio: “We might not see eye to eye on a lot of these issues, but we need you and your colleagues on both sides to come together with us and find compromise…”

He asks about large-capacity magazine: “Would you agree that there is no place in our society for large-capacity magazines?”

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