Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Sen. Patrick Toomey (R-PA) signaled they have “reached a deal in principle on expanding background checks to include more gun sales, in what was widely seen as the major sticking point on the biggest gun control legislation to reach the floor since 1994,” Roll Call reports.
But will the bill make it through the House where legislation goes to die? Doubtful.
News conference at 11 a.m. eastern.
(h/t Shawn Sukumar)