"As divided as our country is, this gun responsibility issue is one that we agree on more than we don’t," said the actor, who hails from Uvalde, Texas.
The Texas Republican storms off when questioned about gun control, telling Mark Stone of Sky News: "I’m sorry you think American exceptionalism is awful."
"America is killing itself and the Republican Party is looking the other way," Le Monde wrote in a scathing editorial.
The actions are the Biden administration’s most visible response yet to rising concerns about crime.
The National Rifle Association picked a really weird way to mark a Mother's Day.
The US president has been pressured to act after two major mass shootings took 18 lives in March.
John Kennedy lambasted over comments made less than 24 hours after mass shooting in Colorado.
Insurrectionists had enough ammo to shoot everyone in Congress "five times" — and they were radicalised by decades of NRA fearmongering, a new report finds.
The mob at the US Capitol also brought Molotov cocktails and a plan for violence.
The gunman is seen on surveillance video walking up to the patrol car and firing through the passenger side window before running away.