House GOP leaders have announced that they will vote against the Senate’s gun control bill, with House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) saying he will whip voting against the measure.
Lauren Fine, Scalise’s spokesperson, told Fox News Digital on June 22 that the No. 2 House Republican will encourage his fellow Republicans to vote “no.”
“In an effort to slowly chip away at law-abiding citizens’ 2nd Amendment rights, this legislation takes the wrong approach in attempting to curb violent crimes,” Scalise wrote in a whip notice, according to the outlet.
On June 21, the Senate held a procedural vote to advance the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, with a vote count of 64–34. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Sens. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Richard Burr (R-N.C.), and John Cornyn (R-Texas) were among 14 Republicans who voted for the legislation….


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