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Monday, January 28, 2013

Newtown Police Chief at White House

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By Ana Radelat

www.ctmirror.org

Washington —President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met with Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe and other law enforcement officials today as part of the White House’s policy to reach out to the public in the hopes it pressures Congress to approve gun control measures.

“If law enforcement officials who are dealing with this stuff every single day can come to some basic consensus in terms of steps that we need to take, Congress is going to be paying attention to them, and we’ll be able to make progress,” Obama said.

Last week Obama unveiled an ambitious package aimed at combating gun violence that included the reinstatement of a ban on assault weapons and high capacity gun magazines and the expansion of background checks on those who buy guns.

Those initiatives, however, require congressional approval, and that may be difficult.

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Posted 01/28 at 10:50 PM

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