Emotional debate over gun control President Obama with some very strong words after the senate failed the past eight key proposal to expand background checks. He called it a shameful day in Washington... See More
Emotional debate over gun control President Obama with some very strong words after the senate failed the past eight key proposal to expand background checks. He called it a shameful day in Washington and vowed to keep fighting. ABC's Jon Karl has the story as well. -- -- -- -- Is not agreed to just as the bill was vote he's down to victims of gun violence screamed out in the senate chamber. President joined by Gabby Giffords and some of the Newtown -- police. Angrily denounced those who voted. No instead of supporting this compromise. The gun lobby and its allies willfully lied about the bill -- all in all this was a pretty shameful day for Washington. Afterwards the Newtown -- Reese told us they were disappointed. But determined. We -- have a political agenda we just don't want other people have to suffer through this he said we we want it. We want their -- mean something that have. Have a purpose James and Natalie Barton lost their little brother Daniel in the sandy hook massacre I feel that we owe it to deal. -- There's likely used to mean something he's just so -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Senator Rand Paul yesterday accused the president of using the new talent pales as quote -- -- -- at least told us that's just wrong. When people say we're being used its. We don't understand it because it's just. We don't want. Families to go through what we are going Terrell what do you say -- those who say look there's just no witnesses to pass this was the best chance that we're -- and you know. This morning Gabby Giffords has an op Ed in the New York Times where she echoes the president's anger about the vote. Giffords writes quote speaking -- physically difficult for me. But my feelings are clear on furious. I will not rest until we have righted the wrong of these senators have Don. Now those senators include four Democrats. Who voted with the overwhelming majority of Republicans to reject this bill.
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