Obama: ‘I haven’t forgotten those kids’ (video)

President Obama delivered a forceful and emotional plea to lawmakers on Thursday to pass his gun-control agenda, saying “shame on us if we’ve forgotten” the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn.

“Less than 100 days ago that happened,” Obama said. “And the entire country was shocked and the entire country pledged we would do something about it and this time would be different. Shame on us if we’ve forgotten. I haven’t forgotten those kids. Shame on us if we’ve forgotten.”

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Philip Rucker is a national political correspondent for The Washington Post, where he has reported since 2005.
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