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Davis Says Obama Speech Doesn't Go Far Enough to Address Domestic and Foreign Terrorism

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U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis says he was hoping President Obama's speech to the nation last night would contain a stronger, more comprehensive strategy to defeat ISIS.  In a statement, Davis said "despite the president's claim that ISIS has been contained, it is clear their reach and influence is growing.  But unfortunately, what we heard tonight was much of the same."  Davis says the U.S. needs a plan to destroy terrorists abroad, but that "additional steps need to be taken to protect Americans here at home."

This week, the House will vote on the Visa Waiver Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015, which requires dual nationals and individuals who have traveled since March 2011 to certain countries of concern and State Sponsors of Terrorism – including Iraq, Syria, and Iran – to obtain a visa before coming to the U.S.

Jon Norton is the program director at WGLT and WCBU. He also is host of All Things Considered every weekday.
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