Aug 22 2019 Yes, I do have an idea,' Barr said Wednesday in Dallas when a reporter asked about the potential for gun legislation, following a string of deadly mass shootings across the country. 'The president has been consulting broadly, particularly with members of Congress and the leadership on the Hill,' Barr continued. There has been little appetite among Republican lawmakers for gun control. Some House Democrats will still return early from the summer recess to advance gun control legislation, including a bill banning large ammunition magazines. Seventy mayors from around the nation on Wednesday came out in 'strong opposition' to a Trump administration proposal that could slash food stamp benefits for about 3 million people.