Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton early Monday renewed a call for gun control following the deadliest mass shooting in the nation’s history.
Clinton said on CNN’s “New Day” that the suspected shooter, Omar Mateen, used a “weapon of war” to gun down 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. early Sunday.
“We have to sort through the decision,” Clinton said.
“Yes, there is a right for law-abiding, responsible Americans to own guns. And yes, there are reasonable common-sense measures to try to keep people safe from guns. We’ve got to figure out the best way to move forward on that,” she said.
Clinton called for the assault-weapons ban to be reinstated. The suspected Orlando gunman had a pistol an AR-15 style rifle, according to authorities.
Clinton also pushed back on attacks from her GOP presidential rival Donald Trump, who has blasted her as weak in going after terrorism in the….