President Obama is preparing to go it alone in tackling gun violence.
Disgusted by Congress’ failure to pass even the most basic gun control measures, Obama is set to review in “weeks not months” a plan to impose firearm restrictions that won’t require legislation from Capitol Hill.
Gun violence is “probably the issue that has touched him most personally over the course of his presidency,” White House communications director Jen Psaki told Bloomberg News Friday.
The President, Psaki added, “will not be satisfied” without action by the end of his term.
The Justice Department is putting the finishing touches on recommendations on how best to tackle the nation’s gun scourge without Congress.