Deputy White House Press Secretary Andrew Bates tweeted Tuesday that the Biden administration will not restrict Lake City Army Ammunition from selling or producing ammunition that is “currently available” for private purchase.
The administration is not going to restrict production/sales of excess ammunition currently available for sale to the public (including M855 and SS109) at Lake City Army Ammunition Plant.
— Andrew Bates (@AndrewJBates46) June 21, 2022
Bates’ announcement comes a day after 48 Republican representatives, including Andy Biggs (R-AZ), Kat Cammack (R-FL), Michael Cloud (R-TX), Richard Hudson (R-NC), and Greg Steube (R-FL), sent a letter demanding Biden not restrict sales of some Lake City Army Ammunition’s products to private citizens.
The letter begins:
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