The White House said Tuesday that President Biden is not support canadian style ban on pistol sale in commemoration of pair of mass shootings last month – latest example of administration members are forced clear up their boss remarks.
“We’ll leave it up to another countries to set them policy on gun ownership,” said Jean-Pierre during her regular briefing. “The president has made his position clearA: The United States must act. As I just padded out it supports the ban on sale of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, as well as advanced background checks to keep weapons safe out of those are dangerous hands.
“He is not support ban on sale of all pistols to answer your question,” the press reported. secretary added in reply to Peter Doucey of Fox News, who asked: “Canada makes it impossible to buy, sell, transfer or import pistols anywhere in this country. Will President Biden ever consider such a restriction on are there pistols?
A day earlier, Biden proposed there should be restrictions on 9mm pistol is the most popular pistol in United States.
“They said a .22 bullet would get stuck in easy and we can probably get it out – it can work out and save a life, ”the president told reporters. outside White House on Monday after visiting the site of mass shooting in Texas the day before. “A 9mm bullet pierces a lung out of in body.
“So the idea of this is a large-caliber weapon, this is, uh, there is simply no rational basis for it in terms of think of yourself-protection hunting”, added Biden, implying that the gun is a “large-caliber weapon”, despite the fact that most gun experts.
At the same time, Biden acknowledged that he could not take drastic executive action to solve gun violence, saying, “I can’t dictate this stuff. I can do what I have done before, and whatever executive action I can take, I will continue to do. But I can’t ban guns. i can’t you know, change data validation. I can not do it”.
Any gun legislative reform is facing a tough climb to pass in Congress – especially in evenly divided Senate.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) said last week that Republicans are open to reforms that “directly» turn to the facts of mass shooting in Texas, which, according to the authorities, was committed 18-year-old Salvador Ramos with legally purchased AR-15 in style semi-automatic rifle.
Biden promised to meet with Congress on potential legislation on Tuesday.
The White House clarification came on the same day that NBC News reported that Biden was disappointed. with his advisers who repeatedly cleared up or walked back various he has statements made – usually associated with foreign policy.
The White House denied the allegations with press deputy secretary Andrew Bates told The Post that “no clarification of The president’s remarks are always issued without his express approval.”
Bates didn’t address the meaning in his claim that Biden was annoyed by statements he endorsed further undermined the president’s position.