WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday called for Republicans and Democrats to work together to strengthen background checks for prospective gun buyers and pass new immigration laws.
Mr. Trump, who is scheduled to speak publicly later Monday morning, condemned the shootings. He has not addressed a manifesto that the authorities said was written by the gunman in El Paso, Texas; the manifesto echoes Mr. Trump’s language on immigration.
It was not immediately clear what kind of background check Mr. Trump was referring to in his tweet. In February, the House voted to lengthen the amount of time for the F.B.I. to review backgrounds of potential gun buyers.
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