Biden calls gun deaths 'national embarrassment' in wake of Indianapolis mass shooting.

President Joe Biden said U.S. firearms deaths are a "national embarrassment" following a shooting in Indianapolis that killed eight people, and called on Congress to ban military-style "assault" firearms.

"This has to end. It's a national embarrassment," Biden said at a White House press conference alongside Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.

Earlier this month, Biden announced limited measures to tackle gun violence that included a crackdown on self-assembled "ghost guns." But more stringent measures face an uphill battle in a divided Congress, where Republican lawmakers have long opposed any new gun limits.

Nearly 20,000 Americans died last year as a result of gun violence, not including suicide - 25% higher than in 2019, and more than in any other year in at least two decades, according to figures compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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