‘Meet The Press’ host David Gregory said that no pro-gun rights senators would agree to go on the show on Sunday.
out to all 31 pro-gun rights senators in the new Congress to invite them
on the program to share their views on the subject this morning,” he
said. “We had no takers.”
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) joined the show to discuss a greater need for gun control. She announced that Senate Democrats would intrduce a new bill banning assault weapons on the first day of the new Congress in January.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a staunch advocate for gun control, also appeared on the show. Bloomberg helped found the group “Mayors Against Illegal Guns.”