"We know enough to say this an act of terror, act of hate," Obama said.
This was "more than a nightclub. It was a place of solidarity and empowerment." — Obama #Orlando— T.J. Holmes (@tjholmes) 12 June 2016
US President Barack Obama was informed on Sunday of the deadly shooting in the southeastern city of Orlando, and ordered the provision of federal assistance to the investigation into the incident, the White House said in a statement.
Obama: It's too easy to get a gun.— Leah the Boss (@LeahRBoss) 12 June 2016
The shooter passed two federal background checks.
Gun control narrative fail. #Orlando
Mass shooting occurred at Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando. The city Mayor Buddy Dyer confirmed that at least 50 people were killed and 53 more were injured in the shooting.
Pres Obama issues proclamation directing flags be flown at half-staff until sunset June 16 to honor victims of Orlando attack.— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) 12 June 2016
The attack was conducted by US national Omar Saddiqui Mateen.