President Joe Biden will have “more to say” on gun control on Thursday, the White House said, just weeks after several deadly mass shootings brought pressure from his left to crack down on firearms getting into the hands of would-be shooters.
Biden pledged to take action on guns upon taking office, but advocates have grown frustrated by the White House’s pace. In a recent interview, Vice President Kamala Harris said Congress should act first and that while Biden wasn’t ruling out executive action, his goal was for a “lasting” solution to the issue.
White House officials have said repeatedly that they are eager to prioritize legislative action, but pressure on Biden to act has grown amid several high-profile shootings.
Now nearly three months in, the West Wing has signaled that it may be ready to yield.
On Thursday, Biden is expected to call on his