President Obama Statement on U.S. Operations Against ISIS

President Obama delivered a statement following a meeting with his National Security Council on U.S. operations against ISIS*. He called for reinstatement of the assault… read more

President Obama Statement on U.S. Operations Against ISIS President Obama delivered a statement following a meeting with his National Security Council on U.S. operations against ISIS*. He called for reinstatement of the assault weapons ban in wake of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. He also addressed critics who want him to call ISIS terrorists “radical Islamists,” saying, “Calling a threat by a different name does not make it go away,” and that such criticisms serve as a “political distraction.”

* 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 Statement on U.S. Operations Against ISIS

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White House Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jun 14, 2016 | 12:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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