The day before the one month anniversary of the Newtown school shooting, Candy sat down with National Rifle Association President David Keene to discuss his organization’s involvement in Vice President Biden’s White House meetings on gun control and the NRA’s opposition to gun control legislation. Speaking to Candy from Newtown, Connecticut senator Chris Murphy made the case for an assault weapons ban.
Former Utah governor and Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman and Senator Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) spoke with Candy about their No Labels movement and their hopes of forging greater bipartisanship in Congress in dealing with gun violence and other issues.
Finally, we broke down the week’s news on guns and President Obama’s Cabinet nominees with Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R- Tennessee), Rep. Elijah Cummings (D- Maryland), Michael Scherer of Time Magazine and Jeff Zeleny of the New York Times.
Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy says he thinks an assault weapon ban would have prevented the shooting at Sandy Hook.
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Former Utah Governor and Republican Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman and Senator Joe Manchin – the centrist Democrat from West Virginia on working across party lines to get things done. They’ve formed a group called “No Labels” which aims to encourage politicians to compromise and find solutions.
NRA president David Keene says there are not enough votes in Congress to reinstate a ban on assault weapons. "I would say that the likelihood is they're not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through this Congress,"