Amy Schumer attacked the Senate for failing to pass recent gun control measures and accused lawmakers of being more interested in “dollar signs” for their pockets.
On Tuesday, the 34-year-old comedian and actress told Politico that she was “sickened” by the failure of the U.S. Senate to pass four gun amendments following the terror attack in Orlando that left 49 people dead at a gay night club. (RELATED: Amy Schumer Characterizes Gun Show As Reckless, Crazy In New Sketch)
“I am sickened by the cowardice of these people who are supposed to lead us,” she said. “Their dedication seems to be only to dollar signs for their own pockets. In November, we will remember who stood with the gun lobby, rather than their constituents, as we mourned for Orlando.” (RELATED: Amy Schumer Continues Anti-Gun Crusade: ‘We Need Outcry)
Last year, the actress joined her cousin Sen. Chuck Schumer in New York proposing an end to “gun violence” and calling for stricter gun control.