“We’re looking at that right now,” Biden said. “We’re looking at what kind of authority I have relative to imported weapons, as well as whether (or) not I have the authority to — these new weapons that are being made by 3D equipment that aren’t registered at all.”
“There may be some latitude there as well,” he added.
The White House has been weighing whether to issue a number of gun safety measures through executive action even as they publicly press Congress to move ahead on legislation aimed at curbing violence.
“Ghost guns” are handmade or self-assembled firearms that don’t have serial numbers. The action would officially classify them as firearms, therefore requiring a background check, according to administration officials.
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