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President Obama town hall on guns now on CNN; Live call-in show on WHIO Radio at 9

  • 4:52 pm Thursday, January 7th, 2016 by Staff Writer

After President Barack Obama’s town hall meeting tonight on CNN about executive actions on gun violence, join us on AM 1290 and News 95.7 WHIO for a special call in show.

The show is from 9-11 p.m. and will also stream at whio.com.

You can call in with your questions at 937-457-1290. Shooting from the Hip hosts Mark Avery and Jeff Pedro  will host the show.

On Tuesday, President Obama unveiled an array of measures on Tuesday tightening control and enforcement of firearms in the U.S., using his presidential powers in the absence of legal changes he implored Congress to pass.

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Congressman Turner calls Iran nuke deal ‘troubling’

  • 11:43 am Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 by Staff Writer

Congressman Mike Turner, R-Dayton, just released this statement on the Iranian nuclear arms deal reached by the Obama administration:

“Earlier this morning, President Obama told the American people that this deal was built on verification rather than trust. While this deal was being negotiated, I had the opportunity to meet directly with IAEA officials involved with Iran nuclear inspections. Those officials made clear that despite President Obama’s assertions, the IAEA will remain unable to verify all locations associated with Iran’s nuclear program. Put plainly, verification is not possible and the President’s own negotiating principles are based in fantasy.

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