That description is identical to the careful rhetoric McConaughey deployed both in an op-ed and in the White House briefing room during a trip to Washington last week in which he implored lawmakers to come together to enact bipartisan reforms in weapons matter.
Matthew McConaughey said from the lectern –
“We need to invest in mental health care, we need safer schools, we need to curtail sensational media coverage, we need to restore our family values, we need to restore our American values, and we need responsible gun ownership,” McConaughey said from the lectern, getting emotional as he held photos and shared stories about the victims of the Uvalde shooting.
The lobbying contract began about a week before McConaughey traveled to DC In addition to meeting with President Joe Biden at the White House and speaking at a press conference that day, McConaughey also met with lawmakers in Congress, who in At that time, negotiations were just beginning to determine which reforms could get the necessary 60 votes in the Senate.
Noe Garcia, a former aide to former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist; John Procter, former Pentagon press secretary; and Mike Rubino, a Trump administration alumnus, were hired to help coordinate McConaughey’s meetings in Washington for the whirlwind trip.
Avisa Partners declined to comment, and a representative for McConaughey declined to comment on the record. A group of congressional negotiators working on the issue announced this weekend that they had reached agreement on the broad outlines of a reform package that includes expanded background checks for minors, closes the “boyfriend loophole” by expanding restrictions for people who have abused their romantic partners and would provide incentives for states to implement so-called red flag laws, as well as new spending for mental health and school safety.
In principle, the deal appears to have enough support to bypass filibuster. Although by Wednesday it was clear that differences persist between the negotiations on specific language, including on the groom’s escape. If passed, the deal would be the most substantial gun regulation in decades.
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