MIAMI (CBSMiami) – After more than two weeks of protesting outside the White House,
Parkland parents Manuel Oliver and Fred Guttenberg finally met with White House officials.
Oliver tells CBS4 News he and Guttenberg met with Senior Advisor to President Cedric Richmond, Domestic Policy Advisor Susan Rice, and other administration officials working to tackle gun violence.READ MORE: WFOR Launches New Live, Local Streaming Service CBSNews Miami
President Biden, whom he had demanded a meeting with, was not there.READ MORE: Mark Rosenberg Acknowledges He Resigned As FIU President Because ‘I Caused Discomfort For A Valued Employee’
“Besides Fred and me, the urgency that we have here.”
Oliver’s son, 17-year-old Joaquin Oliver and Guttenberg’s daughter, 14-year-old Jamie Guttenberg were among the 17 people killed in the Stoneman Douglas Massacre.MORE NEWS: Fort Lauderdale Man Now Multimillionaire After Winning Top Prize In Florida Lottery Scratch Off Game
Both fathers say they want the administration to work harder to defeat gun violence..