Obama pledges to narrow inequality and fight gun crime

first_img Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Google+ Pinterest Barack Obama has anchored his State of the Union address on those specific domestic priorities.He has also confirmed that the US will open talks with Europe to launch the world’s largest free trade zone.Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore’s welcomed the announcement, saying it “opens up enormous untapped potential” to boost jobs and trade on both sides of the Atlantic.Watch Obama’s State of the Union Address below. Mr Obama was at his most passionate when he made the case for measures to stem gun violence, following the massacre of 20 children at a Connecticut elementary school in December: Google+ Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Twitter Facebook Previous articleIFA warns of ‘disaster’ over farm floodingNext articleMinister Coveney to chair EU meeting on horse scandal today admin playpause Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released WhatsApp Obama pledges to narrow inequality and fight gun crime Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Twitter 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report News By admin – February 13, 2013 WhatsApplast_img read more