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Trump: "It's not the gun that pulls the trigger"

Sunday, January 03, 2016 - 01:41

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he doesn't like the thought of President Barack Obama using executive power for gun control. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on CBS' Face the Nation weighs in on President Barack Obama signaling that he will sign executive action to put in place gun control measures. "Well, I don't like it," said Trump on Sunday's (January 3) Face the Nation. "I don't like anything having to do with changing our second amendment. We have plenty of rules and regulations. There's plenty of things that they can do right now that are already there. They don't do them. We have a tremendous mental health problem. We're closing places all over the world. All over the country they're closing...nobody's doing anything about that. All they want to do is blame the guns. And it's not the gun that pulls the trigger. So I don't like it. I don't like what he's doing." President Barack Obama, frustrated by Congress' inaction on gun control, will meet with U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday to discuss ways of reducing gun violence unilaterally through measures that do not require congressional approval. Trump also said that radical Islam is "the biggest thing there is right now." "I think that radical Islam may be on a collision course with us. I mean, you could change it around a little bit. But it is a very, very deep-seated hatred that's going on. I mean, you have a hatred like people where they're willing to give their lives. They're willing to walk in. I have to tell you it is so big. It is the biggest thing there is right now," said Trump.

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Trump: "It's not the gun that pulls the trigger"

Sunday, January 03, 2016 - 01:41