President Barack Obama speaks to the media during his year end news conference in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House in Washington on Dec. 18, 2015.
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January 1, 2016 9:41 AM EST

President Barack Obama will meet Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday to discuss plans for the introduction of gun controls, he announced in his weekly address.

“I get too many letters from parents, and teachers, and kids, to sit around and do nothing,” Obama said, adding that tackling the U.S. epidemic of gun violence was “one piece of unfinished business.”

It comes after Lynch told NBC’s Meet The Press last month that Obama would specifically call on Congress to review certain gun control measures, especially in the wake of the San Bernardino massacre.

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