GOP Senator-Designate Tim Scott Warns Of ‘Rush To Judgment’ On NRA Plan

Representative and Senator-designate Tim Scott told host Bob Schieffer on CBS’s Face The Nation Sunday that a “rush to judgment” on the nation’s plan to end gun violence would be “a bit premature.”

Asked by Schieffer what he thinks of the NRA’s proposed plan to put armed guards in schools across the U.S., Scott said, “I think the president has just established a committee to take a serious, holistic look at what we need to do as a nation to make sure that our kids are safe.”

He continued to deflect questions on his view, but never explicitly embraced the gun lobby’s plan, either. He told Schieffer, “I think after we have the committee’s report we should take a very serious look at whatever it takes to keep our kids safe at school.”

Scott reinforced his view that we “don’t know” yet what the answers might be to end gun violence. He said that “finishing the week of so many funerals,” we should “continue to pray” for the victims and their families.

Watch the full clip below, via CBS:

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