Report: White House, Barr Pushing Expanded Background Checks

Attorney General William Barr reportedly met with several Republican members of Congress on Tuesday to push a version of the Machin/Toomey background check bill that would expand background check requirements to all “advertised commercial sales” of firearms. We break down how the proposal would work in the real world, and whether or not 2nd Amendment supporters are likely to back the measure.

Plus, we have the latest on a couple of California stories, including a Bay-area sheriff under investigation for allegedly giving preferential treatment to concealed carry applicants who donated to her campaign, and the mayor of Carson’s attempts to change the city’s zoning laws in order to ban gun stores.

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Jun 25, 2022 12:30 PM ET