President Biden on Sunday expressed optimism about getting gun control laws handed on Capitol Hill — claiming he’s carried out it earlier than and may do it once more.
“I’m the one one who’s ever gotten it handed, man,” Biden instructed reporters at New Citadel Air Nationwide Guard Base in Delaware.
“Everybody retains questioning whether or not I care about coping with rational gun control — the one gun control laws ever handed is mine.
“It’s gonna occur once more.”
The president mentioned that he was even prepared to name Republican members of Congress to assist push through a deal in an evenly-divided Senate.
Biden was referring to the 1994 Federal Assault Weapons Ban. The ban expired in 2004.
The impetus for extra gun control was raised in the previous few weeks as two separate mass shootings came about at Atlanta-area spas and a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado.
Biden, nevertheless, wouldn’t tackle a reporter’s query about whether or not he can be taking a visit to the border because the US sees a rise within the variety of immigrants crossing over from Mexico.
The query got here as new images on Sunday revealed the overcrowded situations at border amenities.
On a bitter observe for Biden, the president mentioned that he was giving up sweets and sweet in anticipation of the Easter vacation.
“You haven’t any concept how onerous it’s for me,” he mentioned.