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Trump change on minimum age for buying a gun is the latest example of his policy zigzags:President Trump’s decision to hold off on proposing an increase in the minimum age to buy any gun from 18 to 21 — after initially voicing his strong support — shouldn’t come as a shock from someone prone to public zigzagging.After all, Trump signaled support to senators last fall for a bill to prop up the Affordable Care Act until he backtracked the next day.He told other senators in January he was ready to back a bipartisan immigration bill until he reversed course within hours.Last week, he endorsed a face-to-face summit with Kim Jong Un after he tweeted in October that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was “wasting his time” trying to negotiate with the North Korean dictator.In a meeting with lawmakers two weeks ago, Trump said, “It doesn’t make sense that I have to wait until I’m 21 to get a handgun, but I can get this weapon at 18,” referring to the AR-15-style assault weapon that was used to kill 17 and wound 15 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14.When the White House unveiled its school safety plan Sunday night, the only mention of the age proposal was that it would be one of 11 issues a commission headed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos would study.Trump tweeted that he’s “watching court cases and rulings” before proposing an age increase, but he noted there’s “not much political support (to put it mildly).”

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x Tillerson was “wasting his time” trying to negotiate with the North Korean dictator.In a meeting with lawmakers two weeks ago, Trump said, “It doesn’t make sense that I have to wait until I’m 21 to get a handgun, but I can get this weapon at 18,” referring to the AR-15-style assault weapon that was used to kill 17 and wound 15 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14.When the White House unveiled its school safety plan Sunday night, the only mention of the age proposal was that it would be one of 11 issues a commission headed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos would study.Trump tweeted that he’s “watching court cases and rulings” before proposing an age increase, but he noted there’s “not much political support (to put it mildly).”