Saturday Obama renewed his call to ban so-called assault weapons, in the aftermath of the Florida nightclub shooting and other recent terror attacks on U.S. soil. “Being tough on terrorism — particularly the sorts of homegrown terrorism that we’ve seen now in Orlando and San Bernardino — means making it harder for people who want to kill Americans to get their hands on assault weapons that are capable of killing dozens of innocents as quickly as possible,” Obama said in his weekly radio address. “That’s something I’ll continue to talk about in the weeks ahead.”
Thursday House lawmakers split on proposals that would have kept the Obama administration from allowing illegal immigrants from serving in the military, with about 30 Republicans agreeing with all Democrats to block amendments to a Defense Department spending bill.
All they have to do, is make that no fly list readily available, so the names can be checked. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has overruled FBI Director James Comey on a key issue involving guns and terrorist watch lists — a move that two unlikely allies, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the National Rifle Association, oppose.
Thursday House Speaker Paul Ryan and other top Republicans pushed back on growing calls from Democrats to ban people on terror watch lists from buying guns, even as Donald Trump and other GOP figures opened the door to discussing it.
A new study shows that Americans in markets across the country could be looking at double-digit premium hikes under ObamaCare next year. The Kaiser Family Foundation report found premiums for popular low-cost plans under the health care law are projected to increase an average 11 percent in 2017.
Just a few days before the Orlando terrorist assaults, a group supporting the Islamic State said they planned to attack nearly 8,000 people across the United States, including almost 650 in Florida alone — and provided a list of those it hoped to kill.
Odummer is really pissed, that Trump even considered, or dared to voice the idea. Obama lit into Donald Trump Tuesday, turning the tables to make the impassioned case that Trump is the one who’s un-American.
Monday the debate over how to stop attacks like the terror massacre in Orlando erupted on the House floor as Democratic lawmakers loudly criticized House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and other GOP leaders for taking no action on the nation’s gun laws.
Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions criticized President Barack Obama Monday in the wake of the Orlando terror attack, saying the administration’s immigration policy is causing more harm than good.
Monday Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who for months has vowed not to seek re-election this year, indicated that the Orlando terror attack has him re-thinking his future.