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McCain: Obama 'directly responsible' for Orlando massacre

June 17, 2016
Manu Raju, Deirdre Walsh | CNN
Sen. John McCain said Thursday that President Barack Obama was "directly responsible" for the massacre at the gay nightclub in Orlando, though McCain later said he "misspoke."
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Obama heads to Orlando a reluctant veteran of memorial services for victims of mass shootings

June 16, 2016
Christi Parsons | Los Angeles Times
President Obama is a reluctant veteran of memorial services for victims of mass killings, yet no single one of those he’s presided over prepares him fully to mark the Orlando massacre he will mark Thursday.
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Charleston Church Shooting

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June 19, 2015
Early Sunday morning, 49 people were killed and 53 others injured when a gunman opened fire at a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. It was the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, and it came just one year after a white gunman opened fired during a Bible study at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine people. The Florida shooting once again raises questions about gun violence, hate crimes, and what lawmakers are prepared to do to prevent the next mass shooting.
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Gunman's Wife Gave No Warning to Cops Before Attack, Sources Say

June 15, 2016
Pete Williams, Tom Winter, Jonathan Dienst, Ken Dilanian | NBC News
The Orlando gunman's wife feared he was going to attack a gay nightclub overnight Saturday and pleaded with him not to do anything violent — but failed to warn police after he left, NBC News has learned.
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