Obama to answer questions on gun control during live town hall

President Barack Obama will sit down with CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Thursday for a live town hall on gun control, the network announced Sunday.

{mosads}The one-hour event, titled “Guns in America,” coincides with the fifth anniversary of the shooting of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), which left six dead and 13 others wounded. 

Obama will answer questions from Cooper and the audience during the town hall, which airs at 8 p.m. ET. 

Obama said Friday he will be meeting with Attorney General Loretta Lynch “to discuss options” for reducing gun deaths in America. 

The president also reportedly plans to issue executive actions on stricter gun control after he returns from his vacation in Hawaii.   

Those changes reportedly include classifying more gun sellers in high-volume dealers and stricter rules for reporting lost or stolen firearms. 

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