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Trump, first lady meet 'heroes,' first responders in Las Vegas

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Stacy Diaz | 06 October, 2017, 08:39

Along with handguns Paddock also had several assault rifles, many of which had a modification known as a "Bump Stock" which allows for the weapon to fire more rounds per second. The trip comes after 64 year-old Stephen Paddock fired down on a country music concert from a room in the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, killing 59 and wounding more than 400. Fully automatic weapons have been banned for a long time.

"In light of the bad tragedy in Las Vegas and mass shootings across the country, it should be clear to all that we have got to do everything we can to stop guns from falling into the hands of people who should not have them", Sen.

Trump soon enters the enters the room and Gunderson rises again, not able to remain standing when he greeted the first lady.

The controversial device was approved by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosive under the Obama administration in 2010. ". You showed what professionalism is all about".

"It's a very, very sad day for me personally", Trump said.

Speaking in the lobby of the hospital, Trump said that doctors had done "indescribable" work, adding "it makes you very proud to be an American when you see the job that they've done".

The statement was issued as lawmakers consider the possibility of banning the devices.

A national report card from the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence indicates North Carolina isn't doing enough to prevent gun violence, giving the state a grade of D- for its current laws.

State police said if someone unlawfully possesses or converts a semiautomatic into an automatic weapon that it would violate CT law.

KELLY: So President Trump has at times, I think it's fair to say, struggled to find the right tone, to strike the right tone following tragedies and disasters.

"If you look at it from a tactical perspective, he did everything he could to kill a lot of people and he did it in a manner - there's not a lot you can do about it", says Lt. Danny Reid of the Pleasant Grove Police Department.

"Obviously we need to plug this loophole".

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Nevada Republicans Rep. Mark Amodei and Sen. Twelve of the weapons had bump fire stocks, which are legal devices attached to the back of rifles that allow triggers to slide back and forth more quickly to mimic automatic fire.