Dem senator to introduce bill closing background check ‘loophole’

Dem senator to introduce bill closing background check 'loophole'
© Greg Nash

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said Tuesday that he will introduce legislation to crack down on a background check “loophole” in the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

“I will introduce a measure to close the loophole that lets a buyer walk away with a gun if the background check is not complete in 72 hrs,” Blumenthal wrote in a tweet.

The so-called “default to proceed” loophole allows a business to sell a…

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