Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Obama Speaks on Gun Control Initiative Dec. 19

VPOTUS Joe Biden will head up a task force which will collect information and make recommendations on reducing gun violence. Obama will look to turn the recommendations into policy. Obama says this isn't a commission. This is a team that has a specific task. Obama expects recommendations by January. Though his remarks were brief, they were highly persuasive. Apparently, the White House press corps didn't see it that way. The press had to be prodded to ask a question about Newtown. Jake Tapper, who had that honor, asked with an insult: "where've you been?" on gun control. To which Obama responded in the way the Obama responds when he gets a disrespectful and ignorant question. The New York Times didn't miss the story that Obama is taking action.
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