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Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio said he told Trump to press for a ban on assault weapons during the president’s trip to Dayton.
NEW: Sen. Sherrod Brown says he and Dayton mayor called on Pres. Trump to pressure Mitch McConnell to bring the Senate back into session to address gun legislation, and to vow to sign any resulting bill.
Representative Elijah Cummings told the National Press Club that he routinely receives death threats for his work as chairman of the House oversight committee.
“It’s rare that I go a week without getting a death threat,” Cummings said. “I’m just trying to do my job.”