President Joe Biden called on Congress to "act reasonably" and pass an assault weapons ban.
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President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he's exhausted what he can do through executive action on gun control as he called on Congress to act following the nation's latest mass shooting – a massacre at a Nashville private school that killed three children and three adults.
"I have gone the full extent of my executive authority, to do on my own anything about guns," Biden said. "The Congress has to act. The majority of the American people think having assault weapons is bizarre, a crazy idea. They're against that."
Biden renewed his push for Congress to reinstate the nation's ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, which expired in 2024, and to close loopholes for gun background checks after Monday's deadly shooting at The Covenant School in Nashville.
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