Ryan Says Mental Health Reform Critical In Stopping Future Mass Shootings

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But instead of addressing the question head-on, Ryan quickly pivoted to touting the need for corporate tax cuts. "This evil tragedy horrifies us all", Ryan said in a statement.

"The reason we're bringing our budget up this week is because we want to pass tax reform, because we think that's one of the most important things we can do to improve people's lives", he added.

"That law is now being implemented", Ryan said.

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Police are still investigating to determine all the locations where he obtained the weapons, including one dealer in Arizona. He was also asked if the massacre , which killed at least 59 and injured hundreds of others , could have been prevented.

In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, gun control advocates criticized Republican lawmakers for their sponsorship of a bill that would make it easier to buy suppressors, often popularly referred to as silencers.

"That bill is not scheduled now", Ryan said. Ryan guffawed, ignored the question, and called upon another reporter who asked asked him a related question.

But Ryan did not address moves made by the GOP and President Donald Trump earlier this year that reversed an Obama administration regulation to make it more hard for those who are on Social Security for mental illness to be able to purchase guns.

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The U.S. House of Representatives has not yet scheduled a vote for a bill that would loosen regulations on silencers, but Speaker Paul Ryan did not rule out a vote in the future.

He cited legislation passed a year ago aimed at expanding access to mental health services. He's also supported removing the requirement that Medicaid cover mental health services.

Reports had suggested the House could vote on the National Rifle Association-backed legislation, known as the SHARE Act, soon.

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The Wisconsin Republican's comments come just days after the most deadly shooting on US soil in recent history, in which 58 people were killed and more than 500 were injured at a country music festival in Las Vegas.

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