‘I don’t need to wait another minute, let alone an hour, to take common-sense steps that will save lives in the future.’
Vice President Kamala Harris also spoke about the shooting, calling it “absolutely tragic.” She was performing an early Tuesday morning Swearing-in Ceremony for the new CIA Director, William Burns.
This comes at a time when the nation has been in a year-long pandemic battle and just when President Biden wanted to implement his version of a WPA project costing several trillion dollars.
POTUS was in the Senate when a 10-year-ban on assault weapons passed in 1994. He was also there when legislation for universal background checks failed. This was after the Sandy Hook massacre that left 20 just-beyond-babies’ bodies broken and mauled by a “12-gauge semiautomatic shotgun. Bushmaster Model XM15-E2S .223-caliber semiautomatic rifle,” according to the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) site.
Now is a good time to fight the National Gun Lobby. Although the lobby carried immense financial and political power, it fell on hard times after the president robbed it to support an expensive flamboyant lifestyle. It contributed $30 million to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
A Russian spy had infiltrated its highest ranks, and she took a group of them to Russia to allegedly start a chapter there. Of course, had any of them been thinking, they would have realized that President Vladimir Putin would never allow citizens to carry guns around as America does.
‘Nothing frustrated President Obama more than his failure to achieve gun reform, but Biden may have the chance to do something Obama just couldn’t d. Biden is not seen as threatening to some people in a way Obama sadly was.’
‘The regular sentiment of hearts and prayers are not enough. We need action on this in the country. This President has a track record of fighting against the NRA and beating them, and we need to make sure that we have sensible gun regulations in this country to ensure safety. And so we need action, not just words and prayers.’
Biden kicked off his campaign promising to send a bill to Congress “repealing liability protection for gun manufacturers and close background check loopholes.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said last Thursday:
‘It remains a commitment, a personal commitment of the President’s, to do more on gun safety, to put more measures in place, to use the power of the presidency, to work with Congress.’
‘And certainly there’s an important role for the attorney general and the Justice Department to play in this regard. Unfortunately, don’t have any updates for you today, but it is an issue he remains committed to.’