>> Somebody can buy a handgun at 21.>> Right.>> Now this is not a popular thing to say in terms of the RNA but I'm saying it anyway cuz I'm just gonna have to say it. President Trump reviving the proposal to raise the age limit for buying AR-15 rifles on Wednesday.
>> I have to be strong.>> Embracing that and other gun control ideas opposed by his fellow Republicans who sat expressionless. In a free wheeling White House meeting with law makers from both political parties to address school safety following the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School.>> You can buy a handgun, you can't buy one.
And you have to wait until you're 21. But you can buy the kind of weapon used in the school shooting at 18. I think it's something you have to think about.>> Would you sign that?>> So, I'll tell you what, I'm gonna give it a lot of consideration.
And I'm the one bringing it up, but a lot of people don't even wanna bring it up because they're afraid to bring it up.>> Trump repeated his desire for a comprehensive bill rather than several reiterating his support for arming trained teachers and school officials, but also saying it should include better background checks and restrict guns for people with mental illness.
Democrats jumped on Trump's interest in those gun control ideas, saying legislation could not be achieved without him.>> Mr. President, it's going to have to be you that brings the Republicans to the table on this because, right now, the gun lobby would stop it in its tracks.>> I like that responsibility Chris, I really do.
I think it's time that a President stepped up.>> Trump who was endorsed by the NRA in his 2016 campaign did not appear to be wary of angering voters who were against any curbs on gun ownership.>> The best thing that could happen is know who these people are.
>> Even as Republicans tried not to alienate supporters ahead of the November election.>> I'd rather have you come down on the strong side instead of the weak side. The weak side would be much easier, I'd rather have you come up with a strong strong bill.