Amid Scandals, Busy Congressional Schedule Biden Vows Renewed Gun Control Push
Buried in the headlines about the Barack Obama Administrationâs numerous scandals are reports that Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.) are gearing up for a revitalized push for more gun-control measures.
Biden was queried by Capitol Hill reporters Monday following the swearing in of interim Republican Senator Jeff Chiesa, who will represent New Jersey, when the topic of the Obama Administrationâs gun control ambitions came up.
âIâve got to talk to Harry [Reid] and see what the game plan here is,â Biden told reporters, continuing, âI personally havenât given up, nor has the President.â
Reports indicate that Reid and Biden are scheduled to spend time later in the week discussing possible options for the reintroduction of gun-control measures in the Senate, even as previous efforts were handily defeated and the Congressional schedule for much of June is dedicated to immigration-reform debate.
As recently as Friday, Biden declared of the Administrationâs gun-control efforts in an email to supporters, âThis fight is far from over.â
Sam Rolley Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.
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