President Obama signed 23 executive actions Wednesday that he says will strengthen gun control.
President Obama also called on Congress to do more.
"This will be difficult. There will be pundits and politicians and special interest lobbyists publicly warning of a tyrannical all out assault on liberty."
President Obama added, "Not because that's true, but because they want to gen up fear or higher ratings or revenue for themselves and behind the scenes, they'll do everything they can to block any common sense reform and make sure nothing changes whatsoever."
One of special interest lobbyist is the National Rifle Association - calling the president's recommendations "feel good proposals that won't work."
The NRA is not only a powerful force among Republicans, the organization is also influential among Democrats. One of them - the top Democrat in the Senate, Harry Reid.
John Avlon is looking into the Majority Leader's ties with the NRA. He's OutFront.
Should the president be worried about members of his own party too?