Obama, frustrated by Congress, plans unilateral gun control steps

Weapons confiscated from last Wednesday's attack in San Bernardino, CaliforniaPresident Barack Obama, frustrated by Congress’ inaction on gun control, will meet with U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday to discuss ways of reducing gun violence unilaterally through measures that do not require congressional approval. Obama, in his weekly recorded address, said on Friday he has received “too many letters from parents, and teachers, and kids, to sit around and do nothing.” He has repeatedly urged Congress to tighten gun laws. “A few months ago, I directed my team at the White House to look into any new actions I can take to help reduce gun violence,” Obama said in the address.

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