I just filed legislation to ensure the FBI is alerted if a terrorism suspect buys a gun; here are the details: 1.usa.gov/1VZbWQX
Sen. Bill Nelson explained to CNN’s Alisyn Camerota why he’s pushing a new bipartisan proposal to keep guns out of the hands of suspected terrorists. “I owe this to the people of Orlando,” Nelson said. “They want action.”
The Senate has a responsibility to fill Supreme Court vacancies and I hope we’re given a chance to fully consider the president’s nominee.
The people of Florida had another small victory in the ongoing fight to keep oil rigs off the state’s coast yesterday when the Senate voted to defeat a bill that would have given states around Florida a greater incentive to allow oil drilling off their coasts. Leading the fight against the bill was Florida’s own Sen. Bill Nelson; here’s what he said on the Senate floor before the vote: