Vice President Joe Biden told stakeholders involved in gun control during a conference call on Thursday that President Obama will implement new executive orders to restrict guns a day after the Senate rejected the Manchin-Toomey bill that would have implemented universal background checks for gun purchases in the United States.
“Look, I know you’re going to say that I’m just being an optimist and I’m trying to put a good face on this,” Biden told the stakeholdersat the conference, which journalists were not invited to attend. “But, you know, I’ve been around here a long time and we’ve already done, because of you, some really good things. Number one, the president is already lining up some additional executive actions he’s going to be taking later this week.”
An official within the administration, however, later said that Biden was referring to the 23 executive orders Obama implemented in January, which Biden did discuss.”
Here’s the capper … Uncle Joe regurgitates his boss’s three pinocchio lie about 40% of gun sales avoiding a background check .
” However, Biden also mentioned a future plan: “We also are reviewing the list of prohibited purchasers to maybe expand that list of prohibited purchasers. Granted, only 60% of people who go for a purchase are doing it [background checks].” “