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Trump warns Dems will 'take away your Second Amendment'


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President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE on Friday urged conservatives not to become complacent ahead of this year's midterm elections, saying that if Democrats come into power they will “take away your Second Amendment.”

Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the annual gathering of grass-roots conservatives, the president said Republicans must show up at the polls to protect their Second Amendment rights.

"Don't be complacent,” Trump said. “If they get in, they will repeal your tax cuts, they will put judges in that you wouldn't believe, they'll take away your Second Amendment, which we will never allow to happen.”

Trump is walking a fine line with conservatives and the National Rifle Association (NRA), one of his biggest backers during his presidential campaign, after proposing new gun restrictions following a mass shooting at a Florida high school.

The president is advocating for several new policies that put him at odds with the NRA, including expanded background checks, higher age restrictions on gun purchases and banning a device, known as a bump stock, that enables semi-automatic rifles to fire more rapidly.

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