Corn on Hardball: Will the Far Right Keep Congress from Acting on Gun Control?


The Obama administration’s gun task force is set to deliver its recommendations next week. But if gun control legislation gets to Congress, even a moderate bill could run up against hard opposition from today’s Republican leadership, who are worried about catering to their supporters on the far right. DC bureau chief David Corn and The Grio‘s Joy Reid talk about what will happen when the gun control debate hits Congress on MSNBC’s Hardball.

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