Trump Reckons Violent Video Games Are Part Of The Cause Of Gun Violence In America

Will be meeting with gaming execs


Rudi Edsall

2 March 2018

Rudi Edsall

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Donald Trump will be meeting with “members of the video game industry to see what they can do” about gun violence, according to The AV Club.

Trump’s Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders mentioned the meeting in a press briefing today.

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It was a backflip from Trump given he’d appeared to support some form of gun control just a day earlier.

It isn’t the first time the White House has blamed games for shootings — former Vice President Joe Biden sat down with video game executives after the Sandy Hook shooting.

This year marks 25 years since the first Congressional hearings into video game violence.

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