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Obama says it appears Orlando shooter was influenced by extremists

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 01:17

U.S. President Barack Obama offers his condolences to the city of Orlando after 49 people were shot and killed by a man, who the president said appeared to have been influenced by extremists. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday said that there was no clear evidence that the shooter in Sunday's massacre in Orlando, Florida had been directed by a larger terrorist network. "At this stage we see no clear evidence that he was directed" by extremists, Obama said to reporters, speaking in the Oval Office. Obama said that the gunman, Omar Mateen, had been "inspired by various extremist information that was disseminated over the internet."

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Obama says it appears Orlando shooter was influenced by extremists

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 01:17