PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Trump says he supports stronger background checks

Clip: 08/09/2019 | 5m 42s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Friday, President Trump expressed optimism that congressional Republicans will back legislation strengthening background checks for gun purchases. He cited “tremendous support” for such action after speaking with lawmakers and NRA officials. Also, in Hong Kong, demonstrators descended on the international airport for the first of three days of planned anti-government protests.

Aired: 08/09/19

Rating: NR

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