Biden to field gun questions from Field & Stream magazine

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The editors of the magazine go on to say that, unsurprisingly, the interview will focus solely on the administration’s gun-control efforts.

“What do you want to know about the administration's plans for and positions on making background checks universal? Limiting high capacity magazines? Banning so-called 'assault' weapons? The importance of the Second Amendment? Any question is valid, as long as it pertains to guns,” the announcement reads.

President Obama has called for sweeping new gun restrictions in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school shooting that left 20 children and six staff members dead. The president has proposed a renewed assault weapons ban, limits on magazine capacities and universal background checks.

The interview comes amid a packed week of gun-related events for the White House.

Biden is also slated to meet with law enforcement officials on Monday in Philadelphia, while Obama will posthumously award the Presidential Citizens Medal on Friday to the six teachers and administrators who died in December's Newtown shooting. Obama is also scheduled to travel to Chicago on Friday for a public event that is likely to touch on gun violence, and first lady Michelle Obama will reportedly host the mother of a slain Chicago teenager at Tuesday night’s State of the Union.

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