Ohio Politics – todayspulse 

Our political team covers the goings on from the White House to the Statehouse.

Congressman Turner live on WHIO Radio Thursday morning to discuss N. Korea’s nuke test

  • 5:07 pm Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 by Staff Writer

The Associated Press is reporting that the head of the U.N. Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization says its monitors are looking for a smoking gun that will confirm that North Korea carried out a nuclear test — and whether it was a hydrogen bomb as Pyongyang claims.

Dayton-area Congressman Mike Turner, chair of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, was among elected officials nationwide to condemn North Korea’s actions.

“I condemn in the strongest possible terms any nuclear test allegedly conducted by the government of North Korea. If reports prove accurate, this most recent test poses a [More]

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.

“Equally troubling is that [More]