Obama and NRA go head-to-head as assault weapons ban proposal is readied

Posted at 8:17 PM, Jan 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-12 20:17:13-05

President Obama and the National Rifle Association are gearing up for their version of pistols at dawn over White House proposals to re-instate an assault weapons ban.

Obama reaffirmed his position on Friday, after the NRA issued a statement implying he did not have the political will to move on a ban.

Vice President Joe Biden plans to present his gun safety recommendations to the President Tuesday.