Guns Sales Down Since Trump Took Office

In the five months since Donald Trump was elected president, the FBI has undertaken 1.6 million fewer firearm background checks compared with the same period a year earlier, government statistics show, reflecting slower sales.

While the FBI checks don’t exactly track firearm sales, they are a good barometer of the direction of the market, according to analysts.

The drop-off, which represents a more than 12 percent slide in checks from December to the end of April, is the second-biggest drop ever since the FBI started collecting statistics on it in late 1998.

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