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GOP senator Thom Tillis is pushing back on Trump on guns. Why the North Carolina Republican think it’s time to act

Amid the celebration after the US Senate passed the first piece of major gun legislation in nearly 30 years, following a string of horrific mass shootings in recent weeks, Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona praised her Republican colleague Thom Tillis.“Oh, Thom is wonderful”, Ms Sinema told The Independent, a rare comment to the press for the lawmaker. “So pragmatic, so focused on solutions. Also a great vote counter. Great whip.”Their friendship is mutual. For Halloween last year, Mr Tillis dressed his dog Theo – named for Theodore Roosevelt – up as Ms Sinema, replete with a wig and a...
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NC Sen. Thom Tillis votes in favor of bipartisan gun bill

(WITN) - U.S Senate leaders have reached an agreement on a bipartisan gun violence reform bill, the first of its kind in more than 30 years. The bill is making its way through the U.S Senate in response to multiple mass shootings that shook the nation. It would toughen background...
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Thom Tillis is calling for the House Ethics committee to launch an investigation into insider trading allegations against Madison Cawthorn.

The beef between Tillis and Cawthorn: In the midst of an earlier controversy where Cawthorn said he'd gotten invitations to orgies and seen cocaine use in Washington, Tillis endorsed Cawthorn's primary challenger for "the first time in my political career." Later, a super PAC associated with the senator spent more than $300,000 on ads knocking down the freshman and calling out his "lies." Since then, the two have been locked in a consistent back-and forth. Just last night, Cawthorn hopped on Instagram and labeled Tillis as a "RINO."
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