Report: Gun Violence in U.S. Costs $229 Billion a Year

September 19, 2019

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) is the Vice Chair of the Joint Economic Committee and joins Cheddar with an inside look at the committee's state-by-state assessment on the economic cost of gun violence each year. Although violence may cost the U.S. around 1.4 percent of its GDP, the human-cost is much worse, she says.