White House presses Congress to act on gun control after TV shooting

The White House on Wednesday issued a rapid call for Congress to pass gun control laws, in the wake of the killings of two journalists shot to death during a live television broadcast.

Washington: The White House on Wednesday issued a rapid call for Congress to pass gun control laws, in the wake of the killings of two journalists shot to death during a live television broadcast.

"There are some common sense things that only Congress can do that we know would have a tangible impact on reducing gun violence in this country," said spokesman Josh Earnest.

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