If there was one area where I expected the GOP to hold the line, it was the Second Amendment. Now, it seems we have started down the slippery slope of gun control in response to mass shootings, and Democrats will be sure to press their case for further concessions:
BREAKING: President Trump says he’s directed AG Sessions to clarify if bump stocks are illegal and to propose regulations to “ban all devices that turn legal weapons into machine guns.” pic.twitter.com/cnZ2mc08TF
— NBC News (@NBCNews) February 20, 2018
Before the election, I predicted President Trump wouldn’t take any action on gun control. I was far too optimistic about this and a number of other things. The Jewish donor Al Hoffman, Jr. issued his ultimatum on assault weapons a few days ago and Trump crumbled under the pressure.