Biden condemns US gun violence as an ‘international embarrassment’ as he announces new actions – live

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Joe Biden emphasized the need to address gun violence, noting this problem costs the US about $280 billion a year.

That figure comes from a report released by the gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety last month.

Joe Biden called on the Senate to pass the two gun background checks bills passed by the House last month.

While emphasizing the importance of congressional action on gun violence, the president made clear he would do everything in his power to address this “epidemic”.

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