Part 2 of the Biden Gun-a-Thon: Veep to Meet NRA, Showbiz Reps
January 9, 2013 - 4:30 pm
President Obama currently has nothing on his schedule tomorrow, but he is expected to announce the nomination of his chief of staff, Jack Lew, to replace Tim Geithner at the Treasury Department.
Vice President Joe Biden, meanwhile, moves into Day Two of his gun summit by meeting with the pro-2nd Amendment groups:
At 11:45 AM, the Vice President will meet with advocates for sportsmen and women and wildlife interest groups as part of the Administration’s effort to develop policy proposals in response to the tragedy in Newtown. The Vice President will be joined by Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
At 1:45 PM, the Vice President will meet with representatives from gun owners’ groups. The Vice President will be joined by Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. This meeting is closed press.
At 6:00 PM, the Vice President will meet with representatives from the entertainment industry. The Vice President will be joined by Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius. This meeting is closed press.
The NRA said yesterday that they received an invitation late Friday, and will be sending a representative to the meeting.