The tragedy has reignited calls for what politicians call “meaningful” gun control, Javier thinks some bi-partisan legislation will be implemented to address the mental health component of background checks.
Democrats have expressed interest in taking away guns and cutting-down on high capacity magazines, but Javier doesn’t think that’s going to happen.
Proposals to raise the minimum age to purchase a long-gun to 21 have received support from Senator Marco Rubio. Whether or not he’ll follow through is still a matter of speculation.
We discussed false claims by Democratic Rep. Ted Deutsch about his residency and the legality of AR-15s before 2004. Deutsch claims to be an opponent of guns, but he hasn’t sponsored any legislation to restrict their sales during his eight years in Congress.
I also asked Javier about rumors that he’s going to run against Deutsch in this November’s congressional election.
Stay tuned for more of The Rebel’s coverage from CPAC 2018.