The President called out bigotry, White Supremacy and said that he'd be in favor of more restrictive gun control, and now Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) wants Trump to put his money where his mouth is.
Schumer is asking Trump to formally remove a request for $5 billion for a border wall and use those funds for initiatives to fight gun violence and violent white supremacist extremism, per The Hill.
"The dual scourges of gun violence and violent white supremacist extremism in this country are a national security threat plain and simple, and it's time the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress start[ed] treating them as such," Schumer said in a statement to The Hill.
"Now Republicans and this administration need to put their money where their mouth is when it comes to addressing gun violence and stopping the rise of domestic terrorism, especially stemming from white supremacy," he added.
Last week, Trump denounced white supremacy and bigotry following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.
"The shooter in El Paso posted a manifesto online consumed with racist hate," Trump said during remarks inside the Diplomatic Room of the White House, per The Hill.
"These barbaric slaughters are an assault upon our communities, an attack upon our nation and a crime against all of humanity," Mr. Trump said, speaking in the Diplomatic Room of the White House. "We vow to act with urgent resolve."
"In one voice, our nation must condemn bigotry, hatred and white supremacy," he said. "These sinister ideologies must be defeated."