- Nov 1, 2013
- Camp Deplorable in the Blue Swamp
People who want us dead want us unarmed. Wonder what they have planned next
US President Joe Biden called gun violence a "public health crisis" that costs the nation billions of dollars each year. Speaking at the White House, he said his administration was "absolutely determined to make change."
Speaking at an outdoor press conference at the White House in Washington, DC, Biden told those present that gun violence was a "national health crisis" that cost the country not only the lives and futures of its citizens but also an estimated $280 billion (€235 billion) each year.
Speaking alongside Attorney General Merrick Garland — the nation's top law officer — Biden said: "This is an epidemic, for God's sake, and it has to stop."