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Good evening -- Brett -- what to do about gun violence like the attack that left twenty children dead at -- Connecticut school last month.
Is front and center tonight.
But president Joseph Biden began his work today -- trying to find some solutions and he hinted.
The President Obama might not wait for congress before taking action.
Here's chief political correspondent Carl Cameron.
Vice president Joseph Biden opened his first task force meeting on gun violence with the victims and gun safety groups.
And somberly -- called the shooting Rampage that killed 27 including twenty children at a Newtown Connecticut elementary school last month.
-- news touch part of -- -- young children.
The president promised a quick response in the wake of the attack.
And Biden said both legislative and executive actions are possible.
Insiders say he could present his findings as soon as next week.
Obama has indicated support for among other things a ban on military style assault weapons new restrictions on high capacity ammunition magazines.
Loophole free background checks a national database to track weapons and increased mental health efforts to spot and help those who pose a threat.
There are some pretty wide consensus on 34 or five things you gonna sit here.
They could and should be done around the state.
Thursday Biden meets with the other side sportsman hunting groups and an official from the National Rifle Association which staunchly opposes attempts to restrict gun rights a coalition of pro gun and conservative groups has proclaimed January 19 right before the president's inauguration.
-- appreciation day.
They won a big show of support at gun shows stores and shooting rays.
The group's leader said quote.
If the American people don't fight back now Obama will do the Second Amendment what he's already done -- the first got it without a moment's thought to our basic constitutional rights.
After the meeting gun control advocates fired back -- opponent.
It's the whole debate over the Second Amendment.
Com is really just a distraction.
On that the gun -- is trying to create from a sensible.
Discussion of real solutions.
And solutions that the American public supports the NRA and other pro gun groups insisted on an examination of culture.
Specifically the entertainment video game industries mr.
Obama rubbed elbows with Hollywood a bit at a private White House screening of the TV shows 16100 -- this afternoon.
On Friday the last day of -- scheduled task force meetings the entertainment video game industries will get their turn but it's not yet clear -- Biden himself will actually be present.
As for immediate action.
GOP leaders on the hill say the priority now is reducing the debt deficit that a gun debate we'll have to wait till spring meeting the executive orders the president was talking about -- the vice president was talking about.
Might take place and insiders say that's probably more about the database to track weapons.
And perhaps increase background checks more than anything else -- Our Karl thank you.
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