On Monday, the Senate failed to move forward two gun control measures aimed at expanding background checks and blocking individuals listed on terrorist watch lists from obtaining weapons. This outcome was widely expected, even after a 15-hour marathon filibuster staged by Senate Democrats urging their fellow lawmakers to act on gun control in the wake of the worst mass shooting in American history.
As Samantha Bee noted on the latest Full Frontal on Monday, Republicans including “rodent-faced soup sponge” Sen. Ted Cruz, have dismissed calls for increased gun control since the Orlando mass shooting as nothing more than a political game and political correctness staged by Democrats. Much of this, as Bee explained, is the result of the strong grip the National Rifle Association has on Republican lawmakers. Watch above as she slams the GOP, or as Bee calls the party “puppets of the NRA,” in the segment above.