Exclusive: Sen. Bob Casey talks about gun reform, healthcare


WGAL. BARBARA: SENATOR BOB CASEY CAME
TO THE WGAL STUDIOS FOR A WIDE
RANGING INTERVIEW ON SOME OF THE
KEY ISSUES FACING LAWMAKERS
INCLUDING GUN CONTROL.>>I DO THINK OVER TIME SERIES
, A OF COMMONSENSE MEASURES WILL
REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF A MASS
SHOOTING. BARBARA: SENATOR CASEY RECENTLY
MET WITH CONCERNED STUDENTS IN
BUCKS COUNTY ABOUT GUN VIOLENCE. HE SUPPORTS, EXPANDING
BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR PRIVATE
GUN PURCHASES, EXTREME RISK
PROTECTION ORDERS OR RED FLAG
LAWS, AND AN ASSAULT STYLE
WEAPONS BAN. BUT SO FAR SENATE HAS NOT
REACHED BIPARTISAN AGREEMENT ON
ANY CHANGE.>>IF YOU PASS ONE LAW OR TWO
LAWS AND PREVENT A MASS SHOOTING
FIVE YEARS FROMNOW, TEN YEARS 25
YEARS FROM NOW, IT IS WORTH THE
EFFORT. BARBARA: AN ISSUE CASEY BELIEVES
DEMOCRATS ARE NOT PAYING ENOUGH
ATTENTION TO IS HEALTH CARE AND
COURT CHALLENGES TO THE
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.>>THERE IS NO QUESTION THE
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT NOT DO
ENOUGH TO LOWER COSTS BUT WHAT
WE SHOULD DO IS IMPROVE THE
EXISTING SYSTEM, NOT THROW OUT
ALL THE PROTECTIONS. BARBARA: CASEY HAS ENDORSED VICE
PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN FOR
PRESIDENT, HE CALLS PA A MUST
WIN FOR DEMOCRATS.>>THEY HAVE A PASS FAIL T

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