Feb 15, 2018

Paul Ryan on Florida shooting: This isn't the time to jump to conclusions

Following the school shooting in southern Florida, House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters Thursday that now "is not the time to jump to some conclusion" on legislation, adding that laws already exist to keep guns from people with mental illness or criminal backgrounds.

However, he did add that Congress must do a better job making sure people with mental illnesses don't "slip through the cracks." [Go deeper: Trump's record on mental health]

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