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This time is different: governors on the gun debate

This week, President Trump shifted the conversation on the gun debate by proposing that well-trained teachers be armed at school. Axios Executive Editor Mike Allen and Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Johnston discuss the reactions to the proposal by Governors Roy Cooper (D-N.C.), John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) and Jeff Colyer (R-Kan.) at an Axios event.

Go deeper: Where Trump and Congress stand on guns

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Zuckerberg admits Facebook "breach of trust"

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Mark Zuckerberg weighed in on what he called the "Cambridge Analytica situation" today in a Facebook post, saying there was a "a breach of trust between Facebook and the people who share their data with us and expect us to protect it. We need to fix that."

Why it matters: Facebook has been under extraordinary pressure from lawmakers, regulators and Wall Street to respond to the issue.

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Zuckerberg's Cambridge Analytica comments fail to calm lawmakers

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The Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica is at the center of a growing scandal for Facebook. Photo: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Facebook's response to the controversy over Cambridge Analytica's illicit gathering of its user data haven't satisfied many of its critics on Capitol Hill.

Why it matters: New data privacy regulations would upend Facebook's business model, so the company is looking to address lawmakers' fears this week.