Video: Jeffries Blasts GOP Congress For Backing Gun Lobby

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U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-For Greene, Clinton Hill, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Canarsie, East New York, Mill Basin, Coney Island, parts of Queens), a member of House Democratic Leadership and the Judiciary Committee, today stood in solidarity with thousands of students throughout America who walked out of class to demand common sense gun violence prevention legislation.

In a passionate speech on the House floor, exactly one month after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Jeffries said “the Do-Nothing Republican Congress is missing in action” and works for gun manufacturers instead of the American people.

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