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President Obama in Orlando Meeting with Mourning Families After Massacre

Written by Richard Hack

ORLANDO–President Barack Obama has arrived in Orlando to meet with the families of the dead after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Air Force One landed at Orlando International Airport a little after 1:30 this afternoon with anti-gay Florida Gov. Rick Scott and pro-gay Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer meeting the President on the tarmac.

While the White House released few details about how Obama is spending the afternoon in Orlando, it is known that he is currently at the Amway Center meeting in private with families of the victims and survivors of the attack. Obama also planned to thank first responders and to speak about the need to stand with Orlando’s gay and lesbian community.

Vice President Joe Biden accompanied the President.

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