Congress needs to act regarding gun control: Obama
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 00:36
Sept. 18 - U.S. President Barack Obama said its up to the U.S. Congress to help curb gun violence. Julie Noce reports.
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U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday duing an interview with Spanish language network, Telemundo, that its up to Congress to help provent gun violence.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) U.S. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA SAYING:
"I have now in the wake of Newtown initiated a whole range of executive actions. We've put in place every executive action-- that-- I proposed right after Newtown happened. So I've taken steps-- that are within my control. The next phase now is for Congress to go ahead-- and move."
Obama made the statements a day after a gunman killed 12 people in a shooting at the U.S. Naval Yard in Washington, DC.
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