Sen. Dean Heller’s (R) office “would not say why did he did not attend the White House meeting” on gun violence. Heller “has avoided the spotlight in the subsequent days as well, declining to address specifics about his positions on gun legislation.”
“Heller spokeswoman Megan Taylor declined to say whether the senator supported universal background checks, raising the age for gun purchases to 21, or provisions to ban high-capacity magazines and assault rifles, all ideas tossed out by lawmakers or President Donald Trump in recent days.”
Meanwhile, Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-03) attacked Heller’s low profile in the debate, citing last year’s Las Vegas shooting, the deadliest in modern U.S. history.
Rosen: “His silence speaks volumes.” (Washington Post)