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Lawmakers Ponder Steps to Curb Gun Violence as Students Protest Outside Capitol

As students staged a coordinated school walkout in districts across America, U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday grilled federal officials on the failure to act on repeated warnings about Nikolas Cruz, the alleged gunman who killed 17 people at a Florida high school last month. “It appears that the FBI did not communicate with local law enforcement,” Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, said. “There was a catastrophic failure at every single level (of...

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