For each donation, the Bennet campaign said they would send McConnell's office a copy of the book in the donor's name.
"I don't know why it's taken 251 mass shootings now this year for people to start waking up," Christina Huelsman said.
The lawmakers were flanked by victims and advocates, in addition to medical professionals, that they invited to speak about their personal experiences involving gun violence.
"My message to children going back to school is go and really study hard and someday you'll grow up and maybe be President of the United States or do something else that's fantastic," Trump said.
One of the Senate Majority Leader's Twitter accounts was temporarily suspended for sharing a video of protesters advocating for violence against the Kentucky Republican.
Twitter has suspended the re-election account of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Republicans are furious.
The ad urges viewers to "call Senator McConnell and tell him: America is relying on you to let Congress do its job and secure out elections."
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has made extraordinary breakthroughs in the Senate and transformed the courts.
"'Boys will be boys.' Is that also the reason why you've chosen to block the Violence Against Women act too?" Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.
Hundreds of protesters urged the Senate Majority Leader to allow lawmakers the chance to vote on a House-passed bill that would strengthen background checks for purchasing firearms.
"Is this just the standard culture of #TeamMitch?" New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez asked.
McConnell, who is currently recovering from a fractured shoulder at his home in Kentucky, has remained mum on his plans to address the topic. The senator's team did not immediately respond to requests from Newsweek.
Senate majority leader trends on Twitter for the second time in a week following mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.
"He cut out half the sentence. You should release the whole recording, senator."
Schumer also lambasted the majority leader on his recent move to block several election security bills.
"Welcome to modern-day McCarthyism," McConnell said in a fiery speech on the Senator floor. "McCarthy-like tactics out in the open for everyone to see."
"It's not surprising to me that Mitch McConnell is receiving these campaign contributions, he seems single-handedly to be standing in the way of anything passing in Congress around election security."
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell objected to two bills that would have beefed up election security, calling them "partisan."
The Senate voted to permanently fund the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act on Tuesday.
"I reserve the right to object," said Kentucky Senator Rand Paul as he put an end to calls for a unanimous voice vote to renew the fund.
"If Mitch McConnell or anybody in the Senate plays games, myself and my team, Jon Stewart, we come back and make their lives miserable," the 9/11 first responder said.
McGrath's campaign manager told NBC News that it's the most money ever raised in the first day of a Senate bid.
"We both oppose reparations and we both are the descendants of slave owners," the Kentucky Republican said.
In her launch video, she spoke about writing to McConnell when she was 13-years-old about her fighter pilot ambitions, and he never wrote back.
Swalwell became the first Democrat to end their presidential bid, just two days after the candidate took direct aim at McConnell for blocking gun control bills passed by the House.
"I'm hoping today that we challenge his humanity and Mitch McConnel has a chance to show America that Republicans and Democrats can come together for truly a bipartisan issue," John Feal said.
"I remember when all Americans were ONE after the 9/11 attack," Giuliani tweeted. "The Senate must vote as ONE for them."
Yesterday McConnell said slavery reparations aren't a "good idea" because slavery ended 150 years ago and "we elected an African American president."
"I don't think reparations for something that happened 150 years ago, for which none of us living are responsible, is a good idea," McConnell said.