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Trump straddles the line on gun control

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a news conference at the construction site for the Trump International Hotel, at the Old Post Office Pavilion in downtown Washington, D.C., Monday, March 21, 2016. Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call

President Donald Trump discussed background checks for gun sales during a media appearance outside the White House on Wednesday, saying he wants “to fix the weaknesses,” but also saying  “the gun doesn’t pull the trigger, the person does.”