Utah Senator Mike Lee (file photo) Senator Mike Lee commented on the work on the gun control bill weapons that are now being discussed in Congress. The Republican senator said Sunday, casting doubt on hopes for the first federal gun law in decades.
Utah Republican Senator Mike Lee said on Fox News.
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The issue of combating gun violence is back in the spotlight of lawmakers after two tragic incidents last month. One happened at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, and the other happened at an elementary school in Uvalda, Texas.
Last week, John Cornyn, the lead Republican negotiator involved in the Senate's efforts to develop a bipartisan firearms safety bill has withdrew from the debate, while the lead Democratic negotiator remains hopeful lawmakers can vote on the bill before taking a two-week break on July 4.