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Obama meets with Pulse shooting victim families: 'The country stands with the people of Orlando' - New York Daily News;

Obama meets with Pulse shooting victim families: 'The country stands with the people of Orlando' - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsObama meets with Pulse shooting victim families: 'The country stands with the people of Orlando'New York Daily NewsPresident Obama met with Orlando victim families on Thursday after he laid a wreath at a makeshift memorial for those who were killed in the mass shooting. Pulse nightclub posted an image to its Facebook page of Obama with victim fimilies and the club ...and more »

Funerals Held for Some Orlando Shooting Victims; LGBTQ Group Pays Tribute - Voice of America;

Funerals Held for Some Orlando Shooting Victims; LGBTQ Group Pays Tribute - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaFunerals Held for Some Orlando Shooting Victims; LGBTQ Group Pays TributeVoice of AmericaFamily and friends of some of the 49 people killed in the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, gathered for the funerals of loved ones Friday, one day after President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met with grieving relatives ...and more »

President Obama Becomes 'Consoler-in-Chief' Again, Calls Orlando an 'Act of Hate' - New York Magazine;

President Obama Becomes 'Consoler-in-Chief' Again, Calls Orlando an 'Act of Hate' - New York Magazine

New York MagazinePresident Obama Becomes 'Consoler-in-Chief' Again, Calls Orlando an 'Act of Hate'New York Magazine“Four days ago, this community was shaken by an evil and hateful act,” President Obama began, speaking to the press in Orlando Thursday afternoon. “Today, we are reminded of what is good. That there is compassion, and empathy, and decency, and most ...and more »

Obama embraces Orlando families during visit: 'These families could be our families' - WFTV Orlando;

Obama embraces Orlando families during visit: 'These families could be our families' - WFTV Orlando

WFTV OrlandoObama embraces Orlando families during visit: 'These families could be our families'WFTV OrlandoORLANDO, Fla. - President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Orlando Thursday afternoon to pay tribute to the victims of the deadly nightclub shooting last weekend. Arriving with a bipartisan group of lawmakers, Obama drove ...and more »

Obama in Orlando - Sun Sentinel;

Obama in Orlando - Sun Sentinel

Sun SentinelObama in OrlandoSun SentinelDueling headlines: President Barack Obama was in Orlando yesterday because of the horror of the mass shooting. (Which is not to take away from the horror of the killing of Christina Grimmie or the alligator attack on 2-year-old Lane Graves. Like I said ...and more »

Obama, Biden pay respects in Orlando - WKMG Orlando

Obama, Biden pay respects in OrlandoWKMG OrlandoORLANDO, Fla. - President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden laid wreaths Thursday at a makeshift memorial to nightclub shooting victims in downtown Orlando. Under rainy skies, the two walked slowly up to a sea of flowers, signs and American ...and more »

President Obama and Vice President Biden Visit Orlando to Meet With Victims' Families - Cosmopolitan.com;

President Obama and Vice President Biden Visit Orlando to Meet With Victims' Families - Cosmopolitan.com

Cosmopolitan.comPresident Obama and Vice President Biden Visit Orlando to Meet With Victims' FamiliesCosmopolitan.comOn Thursday, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden flew to Orlando, Florida, in order to meet with the families of the 49 victims and 53 survivors of the Pulse nightclub shooting last weekend. "The vice president and I told them, on ...and more »

Obama comforts mourners and wounded in Orlando; more details on killer emerge - Sun Sentinel;

Obama comforts mourners and wounded in Orlando; more details on killer emerge - Sun Sentinel

Sun SentinelObama comforts mourners and wounded in Orlando; more details on killer emergeSun SentinelPresident Barack Obama met privately with the wounded and bereaved from the Orlando massacre Thursday, as mourners gathered for the first burial and investigators collected more information on the killer. "Four days ago, this community was shaken by an ...and more »

Obama Orlando Visit Is Most Recent Mass Shootings Trip By President To Mourning Communities - International Business Times;

Obama Orlando Visit Is Most Recent Mass Shootings Trip By President To Mourning Communities - International Business Times

International Business TimesObama Orlando Visit Is Most Recent Mass Shootings Trip By President To Mourning CommunitiesInternational Business TimesUPDATE: 5:40 p.m. EDT – Speaking near the site of Sunday's massacre of nightclub goers by an Afghan-American who expressed support for radical Islamic groups, President Barack Obama addressed the nation Thursday, calling on Congress to pass ...and more »

Obama Visits Orlando Families, Calls for Assault Gun Ban - RealClearPolitics;

Obama Visits Orlando Families, Calls for Assault Gun Ban - RealClearPolitics

RealClearPoliticsObama Visits Orlando Families, Calls for Assault Gun BanRealClearPoliticsPresident Obama brought to Orlando Thursday an armload of white roses, a seasoned mourner's sorrow, and an entreaty to Congress to ban assault weapons to help protect Americans from mass murderers. “Our politics have conspired to make it as easy as ...and more »

Obama, Biden Grieve With Orlando Victims' Families - Newsweek;

Obama, Biden Grieve With Orlando Victims' Families - Newsweek

NewsweekObama, Biden Grieve With Orlando Victims' FamiliesNewsweekPresident Barack Obama on Thursday met survivors of a massacre at an Orlando gay nightclub and relatives of the 49 people killed and said the United States must act to control gun violence and fight what he called homegrown terrorism. "I held and ...and more »

After Orlando, let's get logical about guns - Charlotte Observer;

After Orlando, let's get logical about guns - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte ObserverAfter Orlando, let's get logical about gunsCharlotte ObserverThere's been movement this week in the U.S. Senate on a pair of sensible gun control measures. It's not a lot of movement, mind you, but it's enough to ask lawmakers why they can't logically do more. Here's what's happening: Senate Democrats, after a ...and more »

Obama calls for action on guns after meeting with Orlando families - The Hill;

Obama calls for action on guns after meeting with Orlando families - The Hill

The HillObama calls for action on guns after meeting with Orlando familiesThe HillPresident Obama pleaded with lawmakers to take action to prevent gun violence after meeting with families of the victims of Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando. The president pledged to be “relentless” in going after international terrorist groups but ...and more »

Obama meets grieving families in Orlando: “Our hearts are broken, too” - Newstalk 106-108 fm;

Obama meets grieving families in Orlando: “Our hearts are broken, too” - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Newstalk 106-108 fmObama meets grieving families in Orlando: “Our hearts are broken, too”Newstalk 106-108 fmUS President Barack Obama has said that grieving parents in Orlando pleaded with him to stop the carnage that took their children's lives. Mr Obama yesterday consoled families of the victims of Sunday's massacre at Pulse nightclub, in yet another visit ...and more »

Gun store reported Omar Mateen to FBI five weeks prior to Orlando shooting - Telegraph.co.uk;

Gun store reported Omar Mateen to FBI five weeks prior to Orlando shooting - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukGun store reported Omar Mateen to FBI five weeks prior to Orlando shootingTelegraph.co.ukThe owner of a gun shop in Florida says Omar Mateen, the gunman in the Orlando nightclub shootings, came to his shop to buy body armour and 1,000 rounds of ammunition about five weeks before the rampage. Robert Abell, co-owner of Lotus Gunworks in ...and more »

At Orlando's Pulse memorial, Obama pushes gun control - Aljazeera.com;

At Orlando's Pulse memorial, Obama pushes gun control - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comAt Orlando's Pulse memorial, Obama pushes gun controlAljazeera.comUS Congress urged to make it harder for people to buy weapons like the one used in Sunday's killings in Florida gay bar. 17 Jun 2016 11:48 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social ...and more »

President Obama and Vice President Biden Visit Orlando: Photo Gallery - KnightNews.com

President Obama and Vice President Biden Visit Orlando: Photo GalleryKnightNews.comPresident Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden visited privately with the families of the 49 people killed in the Pulse nightclub massacre at the Amway Center on Thursday, June 16th, 2016. Both the President and Vice President stopped to pay ...and more »

Obama, Biden visit Orlando to meet victims of Pulse shooting - Central Florida Future;

Obama, Biden visit Orlando to meet victims of Pulse shooting - Central Florida Future

Central Florida FutureObama, Biden visit Orlando to meet victims of Pulse shootingCentral Florida FutureIn the wake of the Pulse massacre, President Obama and Vice President Biden arrived in Orlando today at 12:45 p.m. to meet with survivors and victims' families. Obama and Biden disembarked Air Force One after landing at Orlando International Airport.and more »

Obama: Orlando victims' families pleaded with me to stop the violence - CNN

Obama: Orlando victims' families pleaded with me to stop the violenceCNN(CNN) President Barack Obama said Thursday that grief-filled parents in Orlando pleaded with him to take steps preventing the kind of gun violence that took their children. But he acknowledged, exasperatedly, that he could offer them few promises.and more »

Obama is still in denial about terror in Orlando - New York Post;

Obama is still in denial about terror in Orlando - New York Post

New York PostObama is still in denial about terror in OrlandoNew York PostPresident Barack Obama leaves the podium after speaking about the massacre at an Orlando nightclub during a news conference at the White House in Washington on Sunday, June 12, 2016. AP. President Obama proved Thursday that when it comes to ...and more »