“This is what we were elected to do. If a person is on a terrorist watch list, they shouldn’t be able to buy a gun. It’s as simple as that,” Donnelly said Wednesday night.
The filibuster started by U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) lasted more than 14 hours before Senate Republicans agreed to allow votes on two separate gun control measures, the Associated Press reported. Senators are expected to vote on expanding background checks to gun shows and internet gun sales and banning people on the terrorist watch list from buying guns.
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