President Obama Address on National Security

President Obama addressed the nation from the Oval Office about the steps the U.S. government was taking to keep Americans safe. He spoke about the… read more

President Obama addressed the nation from the Oval Office about the steps the U.S. government was taking to keep Americans safe. He spoke about the December 2, 2015, mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, and his strategy to defeat ISIS.* He also talked about domestic counterterrorism measures, including preventing those on the no-fly list from purchasing guns, making it harder to buy assault rifles, and establishing stronger screening procedures for those coming to the U.S. without a visa. President Obama also called on Muslim leaders to speak out against extremist ideology and for Americans to reject discrimination, saying “we cannot turn against one another by letting this fight be defined as a war between America and Islam.”

*The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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President Obama Address on National Security

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401181-1
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White House Event
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Location:
Oval Office, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 06, 2015 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 07, 2015 | 11:27am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Dec 06, 2015 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 06, 2015 | 8:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 06, 2015 | 10:49pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 2015 | 12:33am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 2015 | 2:06am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 2015 | 6:43am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 2015 | 11:27am EST | C-SPAN 1
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