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Matthew McConaughey join Briefing at the White House after meetings with legislators on gun reform

McConaughey is native of Uvalde, Texas, and spoke openly about need hold back gun violence in commemoration of mass shooting in his hometown, which killed 19 students and two teachers. He described gun violence as “an epidemic we can control”.

The White House said McConaughey join White House Press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre at a briefing on Tuesday and will deliver a speech.

Academy Award Winner star of “Dallas Buyers Club” publicly rated run for governor in Texas last year but in the end rules one out — for currently. He said it’s a path which I prefer not to take at the moment.”

McConaughey told reporters on capitol hill on Tuesday he hoped he did progress in his meetings with legislators. He had left meeting with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on her way to another meeting with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

President previously on Tuesday met with Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut, who is leading bipartisan negotiations on gun reform. Murphy told reporters at the White House that met with the president for about half hour and told about the outlines of current gun reform negotiations. Murphy stressed how he really appreciated Biden and the White House giving to senators.”space”try to make a deal, and said that goal remains agree to the end of This week.

While the odds of any radical reforms remain very cool, lawmakers expressed optimism that the deal for narrow and target score can be achieved as soon like the end of This week. Jean-Pierre said Biden was “encouraged” by the Senate talks on Monday. on gun control measures.

The President delivered an impassioned speech from the White House following the mass shooting at Uvalde Elementary School last moon and ratchet up pressure on Congress to act. He called on Congress introduces stricter measures gun laws, including prohibition on assault weapon, tougher background check laws and higher minimum age of purchase.


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