Ted Cruz on Bump Stocks: Let’s get all the facts first before we consider public policy…. [AUDIO]

Ted Cruz was asked this morning about the Vegas Shooting, specifically the bump stocks that were used by the shooter. Cruz was hesitant, however, to even call for hearings on bump stocks until we know all the facts.

Listen below. It’s the first thing asked about in the interview:

As Patrick Svitek points out:


Waiting for all the facts is something Democrats never like to do because they have a gun-control agenda to push, which Cruz also points out.

I can’t disagree with him here. While I think it’s becoming clear the Congress will eventually move to ban these quasi full-auto bump stocks, it’s always prudent to wait until we know everything about what happened before going down the public policy road.

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