Ep. 15: Guns Divide Speaker Ryan’s House

The Big Story

Posted July 6, 2016 at 11:51pm

Gun legislation is posing a real challenge for House Speaker Paul D. Ryan. Last month, it was a Democratic sit-in demanding votes on gun control measures that disrupted regular order in the House.

Now, as CQ Roll Call editors Adriel Bettelheim and Catalina Camia explain, it is Republican objections to gun-related legislation backed by their leadership that is tying the Speaker’s hands. Listen to find out why.


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