Here we go again.
Vice President Joe Biden will try to restart the dormant gun control push next week with an event to tout the administration’s progress in combatting gun violence.
The June 18 White House event will mark the first time Biden or President Barack Obama has held a public event on gun control since the Senate rejected expanded background checks for gun purchases April 17.
Despite Obama’s saying “this effort is not over” after the Senate defeated expanded background checks, the White House has since done little to push its gun control proposals.
The event comes, according to an invitation shared with POLITICO, as “the Administration continues to implement President Obama’s plan to protect our children and communities by reducing gun violence.”
A Biden aide confirmed a gun control event has been scheduled but declined to discuss what will take place. The White House declined to comment.