Republican Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush will appear on Colbert’s first show on September 8th.
The President is hitting the old, dusty trail with survivalist Bear Grylls.
“There are similarly shocking acts of violence that don’t get this attention that could be prevented if Congress, or at least if so many members of Congress, frankly, weren’t scared of the NRA,” Earnest said.
Earlier Friday, the White House received its 30th vote in its ongoing efforts to preserve the Iran nuclear agreement.
President Obama marked the anniversary with a visit to New Orleans, citing lack of gov. response and inequalities as major factors over the nearly 2,000 killed following the hurricane
Obama is working to calm concerns among Gulf allies about the Iran nuclear deal.
“This is a city that slowly, unmistakably, together, is moving forward,” President Obama will say during the visit.
Earnest called on Congress to implement “common sense” legislation to curb gun violence.