MSNBC’s Jen Psaki on Sunday referred to as out Republicans who say the only real blame for gun violence in America ought to lie with the psychological well being disaster, whereas on the identical time opposing applications to sort out it.
Psychological well being is a matter worldwide and “isn’t unique” to the US, acknowledged Psaki, the previous Biden White Home press secretary. However American gun violence is “unique” due to the sheer variety of firearms within the nation,” she defined.
“The Republican argument that a ‘mental health crisis’ is only the reason we have a horrific gun violence problem in this country just isn’t inaccurate,” she stated. “It’s also a big cop-out.”
Mass shootings may be attributable to any variety of points in any nation, she stated. However “the only reason someone here in the U.S. can act on it so easily is that they can go out and buy a gun in a matter of days, if not minutes, and that is inherently an American problem.”