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Biden: Obama is 'going to act' on gun control

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Biden sat beside Attorney General Eric Holder as he met with gun-control leaders, including the Brady Campaign to End Gun Violence, along with victims of gun violence, including survivors of the Virginia Tech University shooting and the stepfather of a victim in last summer's Aurora, Colo., shooting.

“I want to make clear that we're not going to get caught up in the notion that, unless we can do everything, we're going to do nothing,” Biden said. “It's critically important we act.”

He added that there is “pretty wide consensus on three or four or five things in the gun safety area that could and should be done.” Biden is expected to report his findings on gun violence to Obama by month's end.

Before then, he'll meet with groups such as Walmart to discuss the issue. Next week, he will address the winter meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors. On Thursday, Biden will hold a meeting with National Rifle Association officials. 

But Biden would not get into the details of what he'll discuss with the group. “They'll be able to tell you that,” he said.


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