Some Democrats Walk Out Of Congress To Protest Inaction On Gun Legislation

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The U.S. Capitol in Washington. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
The U.S. Capitol in Washington. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

President Obama seemed to be addressing Congress when he said Tuesday afternoon that there are common sense steps "consistent with the second amendment" that could reduce gun violence. He then pointed to a specific proposal introduced and denied in Congress last year.

The president's comments come on the heels of a remarkable moment in Congress. Several Democratic lawmakers walked out of the House chamber before representatives observed a moment of silence in honor of the Orlando victims.

Things got more heated after the moment of silence ended.


Katherine Clark, representative for the 5th District of Massachusetts. She tweets @RepKClark.

This segment aired on June 14, 2016.



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