House Democrats last week attempted to bring back a “hodgepodge list of gun bills” that had been “laying around,” but Republicans came back with “a nice list of some very thoughtful things” that can be done immediately to make the nation’s schools safer, Rep. Scott Fitzgerald said on Newsmax on Monday.
“Some of the ideas have been implemented on the state level, well before anyone on the federal level thought of the ideas,” the Wisconsin Republican told Newsmax’s “Wake Up America.” “Some of the states have been implementing before anybody at the federal level. It even thought of some of these ideas.
“I was part of that back in 2018 when we put some school grants out there,” said Fitzgerald. “We had over 1,300 schools in Wisconsin participate. They put more security measures in; they put advanced lock systems and porticos, and some live cameras in the schools … I know it’s a small bite at the apple, but let’s focus on schools and get something done this week in Congress.”
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