Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at
WHERE: National Press Building, NPC-Zenger Room, 529 14th St. NW, WDC, 20045
March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rep.
Elijah Cummings (D-MD) will present a National Press Club Newsmaker, "A Reality Check on Congressional Gun Legislation," at
10 a.m. on
Tuesday, April 2, in the Zenger Room. The National Press Club is located at 14
th and F Streets NW, and the Zenger Room is on the 13
Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and former Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, is a prime sponsor of bipartisan legislation on gun trafficking legislation, which now has 100 cosponsors. Cummings takes the gun safety issue personally – his 20-year-old nephew was murdered by gunshot in a random act of violence.
Despite projections of prompt congressional action after the
massacre of 26 people in Newton, CT, neither chamber has moved to final passage. Cummings will discuss the state of congressional action and substance of the gun trafficking legislation as well as other pending bills.
SOURCE National Press Club