Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

Home News World

Obama to address nation after California shootings

Published 06/12/2015

Barack Obama will provide an update on the attack in San Bernardino that killed 14 and wounded 21
Barack Obama will provide an update on the attack in San Bernardino that killed 14 and wounded 21

US President Barack Obama is to address the nation from the Oval Office about steps the government is taking to keep people safe after the shooting rampage in California.

The White House said that during the address Mr Obama will provide an update on the attack in San Bernardino that killed 14 and wounded 21, and will also discuss the broader threat of terrorism. He will talk about the nature of the threat, how it has evolved and how he plans to defeat it.

Mr Obama will talk more about his determination that the Islamic State group must be destroyed. And he will make the case that the United States must draw on the nation's values - its commitment to justice, equality and freedom - to prevail.

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph