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Trump believed more gun control would have resulted in more deaths in the Texas church shooting, he said during a press conference in South Korea. NBC News reporter Ali Vitali asked the president if he would consider “extreme vetting” for anyone wanting to buy a gun. The comments came after Trump blamed the Texas tragedy on a “mental health” issue, which garnered him some criticism from the American Psychological Association.

Big Facts

After winning a seat on the Minneapolis City Council, Andrea Jenkins reportedly became the first openly transgender woman of color elected to office in America, The Fader reported. Jenkins shared a victory within the transgender community alongside Danica Roem, who also became the first openly transgender person seated in any state legislature in the country after becoming the first openly transgender person to run for the Virginia House of Delegates back in July.

Big News

Atlanta is seeking new talent for season two of its critically acclaimed FX show, according to Project Casting. Directors are scouting fresh faces for episodes being shot on November 8 and November 15 in Atlanta. They want Black males between the ages of 18 and 21 with clean-shaven headshots. Find out more details here.

SOURCE: NBC News, The Fader, Project Casting


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