Vice President Biden Prepares To Make Gun Control Recommendations

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Vice President Joe Biden is preparing to make his recommendations to President Obama on gun control on Tuesday, setting up a showdown between the White House and Republicans in Congress.

Among the proposals the Vice President may recommend, three likely proposals are an assault weapons ban, a ban on high capacity magazines, and background checks on all gun buyers.

New proposals would have to be passed by Congress, something that is far from a sure thing.

CBS's Bob Schieffer asked Sen. John McCain about a ban on Sunday's "Face the Nation."

This was their exchange:

Schieffer: "Do you think an assault weapons ban can pass the Congress?"

Sen. McCain responded, "No. 

Bob Schieffer: Do you think it should? Sen. McCain: No. 

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President Obama and many Democrats are for a ban on assault weapons, setting up a likely showdown in Congress. 


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