US Politics in Trump era Public date: 14.11.2019 12:15:01

Publisher: NYTimes

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24 Aug 2018

Betsy DeVos Eyes Federal Education Grants to Put Guns in Schools

The Education Department is considering whether to allow states to access federal funding set aside for academic enrichment and student services to purchase guns for educators, according to multiple people with knowledge of the plan.
The Education Department is considering whether to allow states to access federal funding set aside for academic...

Publisher: NYTimes

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13 Mar 2018

Conceding to N.R.A., Trump Abandons Brief Gun Control Promise

President Trump on Monday abandoned his promise to work for gun control measures opposed by the National Rifle Association, bowing to the gun group and embracing its agenda of armed teachers and incremental improvements to the background check system.After the Florida high school massacre last month, Mr. Trump explicitly called on live television for raising the age limit to purchase rifles and backed 2013 legislation for near-universal background checks.
President Trump on Monday abandoned his promise to work for gun control measures opposed by the National Rifle...

Publisher: NPR

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2 Mar 2018

Depth Of Russian Politician’s Cultivation Of NRA Ties Revealed

Alexander Torshin's links to NRA leaders are deeper than previously known, NPR has learned. He claims to have met Donald Trump in 2015 and served as a U.S. election observer in 2012 through the NRA.
Alexander Torshin's links to NRA leaders are deeper than previously known, NPR has learned. He claims to have met Donald...

Publisher: NYTimes

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2 Mar 2018

Georgia Passes Bill That Stings Delta Over N.R.A. Position

Georgia lawmakers approved a bill on Thursday that stripped out a tax break proposal highly coveted by Delta Air Lines — the most stinging punishment that America’s pro-gun forces have leveled so far on one of the many corporations recalibrating their positions on firearms after the Florida high school massacre.
Georgia lawmakers approved a bill on Thursday that stripped out a tax break...

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