US President Barack Obama is scheduled to announce a “concrete proposal" to reduce gun violence and to prevent future tragedies like that which happened in Newtown Connecticut right before Christmas last year. According to White House Spokesman Jay Carney, Obama, "intends to make a comprehensive approach". Obama will continue to push for legislative actions including the Assault Weapons Ban, a measure to ban high capacity magazine clips, and an effort to close the very big loop holes in background check system." Carney stressed the important role of US Congress is the success of the proposal, "certainly a significant part of what he hopes we together can achieve will have to be done working with Congress." He added, "Congress has to act on measures that we mentioned." Obama and Vice President Joe Biden present the proposal at an event in the White House at 11:45am, Wednesday in the Washington DC, they will be joined by children and parents who wrote the President letters over their concerns about gun violence.
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