Kansas City's Mayor has been one of the most strident champions of anti-gun legislation in local history.
With widespread progressive support he has taken on gun companies done his best to target firearms locally.
KCMO political reality check: Amongst both police and and progressives . . . This part of his agenda has very little resistance and something that might help power his reelection efforts despite rising gun violence in the metro.
Here's a peek at his big press event today . . .
The event will focus on preventing gun violence, something Mayor Lucas has promised to do everything in his power to do while in office. Monday’s event is expected to begin at 1:15 p.m. CT.
“I am proud to stand with President Biden in the fight against gun violence in our communities. I will be at the White House today as @POTUS shares with national and local leaders and law enforcement officials his plans to make our cities and towns safer,” Lucas tweeted Monday morning.
Lucas is the chairman of the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Criminal and Social Justice Committee.
We'll update in this post or another depending if this is just another hype even that might lose more votes for supporters of the Prez as the midterms approach.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
WASHINGTON - Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas will join President Joe Biden at the White House Monday afternoon. The event will focus on preventing gun violence, something Mayor Lucas has promised to do everything in his power to do while in office. Monday's event is expected to begin at 1:15 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas is in Washington D.C. Monday at the same time that President Joe Biden is reportedly set to announce additional gun control measures. Lucas took to Twitter Monday morning to express support for the President's efforts.
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