Donald Trump: More guns could have mitigated Orlando attack

(link to post)Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump on Monday said more guns could have mitigated the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando early Sunday and that he does not favor banning so-called assault weapons. Mr. Trump said the gunman in Orlando was actually licensed to carry a gun. “So he had the …

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Hillary Clinton calls for reinstituting assault weapons ban after Orlando attack

(link to post)Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Monday called for reinstituting a ban on so-called assault weapons in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando. “We know the gunman used a weapon of war to shoot down at least 50 innocent Americans, and we won’t even be able …

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Donald Trump calls for strength, stepped-up intelligence after Orlando attack

(link to post)Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Monday said he doesn’t want congratulations for being right about terrorism issues, but that he’d like to see the government to get tough in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando early Sunday. “I’m getting thousands of letters and tweets that …

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton: Contrasts in Orlando response

(link to post)ANALYSIS: WASHINGTON (AP) — For Donald Trump, Sunday’s mass shooting in Florida was a moment to redouble his call for tougher action against terrorism and to take credit for “being right” about the threat. For Hillary Clinton, it was a time to choose words carefully and reiterate her call for …

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Dan Patrick, Texas lieutenant governor, deletes Bible tweet after Orlando shooting

(link to post)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has deleted a tweet quoting the New Testament that he posted after the deadly Orlando nightclub shooting. Hours after the early Sunday morning shooting at a gay nightclub that left at least 50 people dead, Patrick sent a tweet from his …

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Donald Trump labels Mitt Romney a ‘stone cold loser’ following allegations of racism, misogyny

(link to post)Donald Trump on Saturday relaunched attacks at Mitt Romney after the former Republican presidential contender accused this year’s presumptive nominee of promoting “trickle-down racism” in a new interview. “The guy is a stone-cold loser,” Mr. Trump said told supporters during a rally in Tampa early Saturday. While Mr. Romney has …

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Donald Trump tells Christian voters: ‘I am with you 100 percent’

(link to post)Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump assured Christian conservatives Friday that he will fight for “our shared values” and warned that Hillary Clinton will push policies that ignore the “will of the people” and crush working families. Mr. Trump’s appearance at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority Conference” here in Washington,…

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Donald Trump tells Christian voters: ‘I am with you 100 percent’

(link to post)Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump assured Christian conservatives Friday that he will fight for “our shared values” and warned that Hillary Clinton will push policies that ignore the “will of the people” and crush working families. Mr. Trump’s appearance at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority Conference” here in Washington,…

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Rajiv K. Fernando, major Clinton donor, appointed to intelligence board with no experience

(link to post)A major Clinton Foundation donor who gave at least $250,000 to the organization was granted a spot on a State Department intelligence board despite having no experience for the role. Federal government emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by the political group Citizens United reveal details on the selection of…

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Rajiv K. Fernando, major Clinton donor, appointed to intelligence board with no experience

(link to post)A major Clinton Foundation donor who gave at least $250,000 to the organization was granted a spot on a State Department intelligence board despite having no experience for the role. Federal government emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by the political group Citizens United reveal details on the selection of…

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