Following President Joe Biden’s passionate appeal for gun control in the wake of the latest US mass killings — “Enough is enough” — I joined BBC Radio 5 Live on Friday to explain the difficulty of overcoming the Republican obstacles to even limited measures.

Listen to Discussion from 2:30.08

The math is this: in a 50-50 Senate, at least 10 Republicans have to join all Democrats to get around the filibuster.

And right now, I do not see the Republican senators brave enough to defy the rest of the party and, of course, the National Rifle Association.

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