David Axelrod: Obama Will Be Jumping Into Gun Control Debate

WASHINGTON — Although President Obama avoided talking about the contentious issue of gun control in Tuesday’s State of the Union address, his top advisers say he will soon be jumping into the debate.In a discussion with a small group of blo…

WASHINGTON — Although President Obama avoided talking about the contentious issue of gun control in Tuesday’s State of the Union address, his top advisers say he will soon be jumping into the debate.

In a discussion with a small group of bloggers and reporters on Wednesday at the White House, Senior Advisor David Axelrod said there was “no doubt” the President will address the gun issue at a later date.

“I don’t know exactly how we’re going to approach it,” he said when asked by The Huffington Post whether Obama would be giving a speech on it, “but obviously these issues are out there and have been extenuated by the tragedy in Tucson. And so we will — he will engage in that … debate.”

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