White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the White House welcomes a "conversation" that both parties plan to have about banning bump stocks, indicating President Trump is open to the idea and wants to be part of the talks.
Senator Bob Corker, an influential Republican from Tennessee, had credited the president's top advisors, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly with helping to "separate our country from chaos".
While taking photos alongside military leaders and their spouses before a Thursday night dinner at the White House, President Donald Trump cryptically stated reporters were seeing "the calm before the storm".
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She continued: "We're going to continue doing that".
"I think the premise of that question is absolutely ridiculous", Sanders said.
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Pressed on whether or not the public should take Trump's comments seriously, Sanders responded that the American people could take the president's commitment to national security seriously.
Tillerson took the unusual step of holding a press conference on Wednesday to address a NBC News story that claimed he had called Trump a "moron" and that Vice President Pence had to plead with him not to leave the Cabinet.
"Look, as the secretary of state said, this is a petty, ridiculous accusation, and frankly, I think it's beneath the secretary of state to weigh in on every rumor out there", Sanders said.
When a reporter asked if it mean something other than military action, Trump replied "we'll see".
Tension between Trump and Tillerson resurfaced over the weekend when the secretary of state said during a trip to China that the USA was in direct communication with North Korea, which has ramped up its nuclear device and missile testing in recent months.
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