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>> America is truly a nation in mourning.>> President Donald Trump visiting Las Vegas Wednesday, speaking with first responders and victims of the massacre that killed 58 and injured hundreds. But when asked if America had a problem with gun violence the President wouldn't say.>> Mr President does America have a gun violence problem?
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We're not going to talk about that today, we won't talk about that.>> A marked departure from Trump, who as a candidate sought to ban an entire religion following the shooting in San Bernardino, California in 2015.>> We've gotta get down to the problems. We can't worry about being politically correct.
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>> The president's visit coming as investigators are still trying to piece together why 64-year-old retiree, Stephen Paddock, opened fire onto a crowd of concertgoers Sunday in what is the bloodiest shooting in modern U.S. history. FBI investigators, Wednesday, questioning the shooter's girlfriend Marilou Danley who returned to the U.S. from the Philippines in an effort to make sense of an incident that's baffled investigators.
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Reuter's Alexandria Sage is in Las Vegas.>> She's been called a person of interest. That's a vague term which doesn't necessarily mean she specifically is being investigated herself personally. But really the hope is that she can shed light on her live-in companion, Stephen Paddock, as to what he was doing, the preparations he was making, what his plans were, and of course the question, why?
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>> But as with other shootings, the conversation quickly shifting to gun control. With Democrats like Senator Dianne Feinstein introducing legislation to ban to use of so-called bump stocks, which are attachments that allow guns to shoot rapid fire. The kind of modifications the gunman used in Sunday's attack.>> I hope Senators will finally summon the political courage to stand up and say enough is enough.
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>> Some key Republican lawmakers also showing interest in the bill. The Senate's number two Republican, John Cornan, said on Wednesday that lawmakers should investigate bump stock accessories.