"My heart breaks for the victims of the horrific shooting in El Paso earlier today.
"While President Trump cowardly kowtows to the NRA, the gun violence epidemic is tearing apart our nation and people are dying.
"Thoughts and prayers will not stop this madness. In New York, we stand up to the NRA. We stand up for the safety of children. We stand up for sanity.
"It's past time leaders in Washington did the same. Until they do, these senseless murders will continue."