'Defend and distract': Paul Ryan blasts Obama's speech

House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Obama offered no new ideas on how to fight the Islamic State in his Sunday night speech, and instead showed that Obama has no plan at all for a situation that's getting worse by the week.

"Our primary responsibility is to keep the American people safe from the real and evolving threat of radical Islamic terrorism," Ryan said after Obama's speech. "That will require the president to produce a comprehensive strategy to confront and defeat ISIS."

"The enemy is adapting, and we must too," he added. "That's why what we heard tonight was so disappointing: no new plan, just a half-hearted attempt to defend and distract from a failing policy."

In the White House Sunday night, Obama admitted that the shooting in California on Wednesday was an act of terrorism, but insisted that his current plan was working. He also said stricter gun control measures were needed in the U.S.

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