WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 17: Republican Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) speaks during a press conference at the US Capitol on December 17, 2019 in Washington, DC. House Republican leaders criticized their Democratic colleagues handling of the impeachment proceedings of President Donald Trump. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

GOP Whip Scalise says ‘red flag laws’ unconstitutional

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) said Democrat-proposed red flag laws are unconstitutional and they will not reduce violent crimes. In an interview Sunday, the Louisiana lawmaker explained that seizing firearms from an individual based on an assumption they pose a threat violates the Second Amendment.