President Joe Biden and Attorney General deliver remarks on gun crime prevention | USA TODAY

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Published on 23 Jun 2021, 21:28
President Joe Biden and Attorney General Merrick Garland deliver remarks on the administration's strategy to prevent gun crime.


President Joe Biden is launching a crime prevention strategy Wednesday in a push to take on soaring gun violence as Republicans blame the rise in crime on calls from progressive activists to cut police funding.

In a White House speech Wednesday, Biden will announce a "zero tolerance policy" for rogue gun dealers and steps to stop the illegal trafficking of firearms, according to senior administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

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