Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPressure grows for breakthrough in Biden agenda talks State school board leaves national association saying they called parents domestic terrorists Sunday shows preview: Supply chain crisis threaten holiday sales; uncertainty over whether US can sustain nationwide downward trend in COVID-19 cases MORE said he’s confident the Parkland students are “going to win” in their fight for gun control.
Biden spoke with MSNBC on Friday, the day before 500,000 people are expected to flood Washington, D.C., for an anti-gun violence march.
“They’re going to win,” Biden said on Friday. “Watch. … We can beat the NRA.”
Survivors and family members of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month have been actively fighting back against the National Rifle Association (NRA).
Biden has consistently pushed for bans on assault weapons and changing the national background check systems.
“We’ll do it again because of these kids,” Biden said.
Biden has been speaking with the parents and family members of the 17 people killed in Parkland.
Politicians on both sides of the aisle have been praising the high school students for pushing for stricter gun control laws and for organizing Saturday’s March for Our Lives.
Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioRepublicans would need a promotion to be 'paper tigers' Defense & National Security — Military starts giving guidance on COVID-19 vaccine refusals Blinken pressed to fill empty post overseeing 'Havana syndrome' MORE (R-Fla.) said the students had done more in five weeks “than has been done in 15 years.”
Biden’s running mate former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaProgressives say go big and make life hard for GOP Biden giving stiff-arm to press interviews Jill Biden campaigns for McAuliffe in Virginia MORE and former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaYouTube confirms it picked kids featured in Harris video Photos of the Week: Congressional Baseball Game, ashen trees and a beach horse The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Gears begin to shift in Congress on stalled Biden agenda MORE sent the students a handwritten note.