(THE HILL) Attorney General Loretta Lynch defended President Obama’s recent executive actions on guns Wednesday in the face of fierce Republican criticism.
“As the list of tragedies involving firearms has grown, so has the American people’s belief that we must do more to stem the tide of gun violence,” Lynch told a group of Senate Republicans.
President Obama earlier this month unveiled a series of executive actions on gun control. Among other things, they will expand the number of firearms dealers who must conduct background checks and require dealers to report stolen guns.
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