READ: Trump administration memo on background checks

READ: Trump administration memo on background checks
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The Trump administration has circulated a memo on Capitol Hill outlining a new proposal to expand background checks for gun sales.

The White House is seeking to gauge support among Senate Republicans for the proposal, which President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocratic senator rips Trump's 'let them fight' remarks: 'Enough is enough' Warren warns Facebook may help reelect Trump 'and profit off of it' Trump touts Turkey cease-fire: 'Sometimes you have to let them fight' MORE has yet to endorse.


The memo proposes expanding background checks to all advertised commercial sales, including sales at guns shows, along the lines of a proposal from Sens. Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph ToomeyNSA improperly collected US phone records in October, new documents show Overnight Defense: Pick for South Korean envoy splits with Trump on nuclear threat | McCain blasts move to suspend Korean military exercises | White House defends Trump salute of North Korean general WH backpedals on Trump's 'due process' remark on guns MORE (R-Pa.) and Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinOvernight Energy: Perry to step down as Energy secretary | Future of big-game hunting council up in the air | Dems lose vote against EPA power plant rule Senate Dems lose forced vote against EPA power plant rule Schumer seeks focus on health care amid impeachment fever MORE (D-W.Va.) in 2013.

Read the full memo here: