NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 14, 2013
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(White House: Chuck Todd) President Obama’s press conference, in which he addressed Vice President Joe Biden’s proposals on how to curb gun violence and the debt ceiling, reviewed; details given about Obama’s push for stronger background checks and limits on assault weapons and ammunition and about the political fight over the confirmation of former Senator Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense. [OBAMA – acknowledges the difficulty in getting gun control measures through Congress; says raising the debt ceiling does not authorize more spending; warns of a delay in Social Security checks and veterans’ benefits.] [On “Meet the Press,” former Secretary of State Colin POWELL – says some Republicans still look down on minorities.]
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