Trump says he’s willing to buck NRA; Congress not so sure

Eric Friday, third from left, the general council with Florida Carry, reacts as one of the protesters threatens gun lobbyist Marion Hammer as she leaves the Senate Rules Committee meeting on gun safety in the Knott Building at the Florida Capitol after the Rally in Tally in Tallahassee, Fla., Feb 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Monday he’s willing to take on the National Rifle Association over gun legislation, but Republicans who control Congress aren’t so sure. They prefer to consider only modest changes to firearms limits in response to the mass shooting at a Florida high school.