At the same time GOP legislation aimed at loosening gun rules stood in limbo, facing an uncertain future. He called the Las Vegas shooting an incident of "domestic terrorism", and said that Congress and the president are in a position to tackle the issue of gun control once and for all.
Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) said just as after the killings in Orlando previous year, he won't take part in a moment of silence on the House floor for the Vegas shooting, saying it's not time for a "moment of silence; it's time for action".
Sanders also became visibly emotional as she described acts of heroism and compassion that were undertaken during the shooting, which killed at least 58 people and injured more than 500, making it the deadliest non-wartime shooting attack in modern USA history.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, CCSD Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky, and Congresswoman Dina Titus attended a ceremony at City Hall. Urban continued the theme of heartfeltness when he took the stage for a harrowing performance of " Bridge Over Troubled Water ", but not before driving home the closeness of country music fans and artists, telling the emotional story of driving his daughters to school with the weight of the tragic events on his mind and how one of his children asked why he was ...
But Hamdallah's visit is largely symbolic, and the negotiations on key sticking points, including the future of Hamas' military force, only start next week in Egypt. Abbas seeks both territories, along with east Jerusalem, for a Palestinian state, and the division is a major obstacle to any possible peace deal. Hamdallah highly praised Egypt's role in the reconciliation, calling on all parties to unify ranks and put "national consensus at the top of priorities".
Law says Moore "has our support, as it is vital that we keep this seat in Republican hands". Former far-right White House adviser Steve Bannon helped orchestrate Moore's victory, and is expected to try to do so with other anti-establishment candidates going forward.