Written on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by Candice Lanier
Last week, it was divulged by Vice President Joe Biden, to fellow White House gun control advocates, that President Obama will be announcing new executive actions on gun violence sometime in the near future. During this conference call with “stakeholders,” Biden made assurances that eventual action on gun control will take place. The media was not invited to the conference call, according to an unnamed BuzzFeed source who was a participant in the conference call. “Look I know you’re going to say that I’m just being an optimist and I’m trying to put a good face on this. But you know I’ve been around here a long time and we’ve already done, because of you, some really good things,” Biden said. “Number one, the president is already lining up some additional executive actions he’s going to be taking later this week.”
Obama has already undertaken a number of executive actions, including the expansion of research into gun violence and other areas favored by gun control advocates. Following the Newtown shootings, he took action on these measures without Congressional approval….To Read More….