Speaking from the Oval Office, President Obama called for gun control measures and stricter visa requirements in the fight against IS. Will Republicans insist on sending ground troops to the Middle East?
Gun violence kills the population equivalent of a small city every year in the United States. It's not that Americans don't want that to change, it's that they're left out to dry by politicians, says DW's Miodrag Soric.
The US president has stepped up his rhetoric against the nation's biggest pro-gun lobby. He has also pledged to withhold support for Democrats who oppose his new regulation laws.
US President Barack Obama has made fighting gun violence his main resolution for 2016 in a New Year’s Day address, saying it is a major piece of "unfinished business" for his White House administration.
US President Obama traveled to Orlando to grieve with and comfort the survivors and the families of victims of the deadly mass shooting. He told family members "our hearts are broken too."
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