LIVE: Obama discusses gun law executive actions

Posted at 11:26 AM, Jan 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-05 11:26:18-05

President Barack Obama is formally announcing Tuesday a package of gun-control executive actions from the White House.

The cornerstone of Obama's executive actions is a background check requirement for guns purchased from dealers even if they're bought online or at gun shows. The new federal guidance aims to narrow the so-called gun show loophole that allows some purchases to occur without a background check.

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