White House Daily Briefing
*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
Josh Earnest responded to reporters' questions on a variety of topics, including President Obama’s plans to visit Orlando the next day in the wake of June 12, 2016, mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub, in which 49 people died. Other topics included the president’s meeting with the Dalai Lama, gun violence legislation, counter-terrorism measures against ISIL*, and the 2016 presidential campaign.
*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close
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