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Donald Trump criticises President Obama’s address on Orlando shooting

President Barack Obama addressed the nation, calling the shooting "an act of terror" and an "act of hate."

By: AP | Updated: June 13, 2016 12:54:45 am
Orlando shooting, Orlando, Florida shooting, Florida, Obama, Barack Obama, Trump, Donald Trump, Obama Trump, Obama Orlando shooting, Trump Orlando shooting, nightclub shooting, gay nightclub shooting, US mass shooting, US shooting Trump tweeted as Obama began speaking: “Is President Obama going to finally mention the words radical Islamic terrorism? If he doesn’t he should immediately resign in disgrace!” (Source: AP Photo)

Donald Trump isn’t pausing his political commentary for the biggest mass shooting in U.S. history unfolding in Florida.

It was unclear whether the shooter who killed at least 50 people in an Orlando, Florida, nightclub was associated with a radical religious organization. President Barack Obama addressed the nation, calling the shooting “an act of terror” and an “act of hate.”

READ | Orlando mass shooting an act of ‘terror and hate’: President Obama

Trump tweeted as Obama began speaking: “Is President Obama going to finally mention the words radical Islamic terrorism? If he doesn’t he should immediately resign in disgrace!”

 

A law enforcement official said that the shooter in the massacre at a gay Florida nightclub was known to the FBI before the incident and had been looked at by agents within the last few years.

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The official spoke to reporters on Sunday about the shooting, the deadliest in U.S. history. The official was not authorized to discuss the ongoing investigation and on spoke on condition of anonymity.

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