President Obama Plans to Visit Orlando to Pay Respect to Victims
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President Obama will be traveling to Orlando, Florida after the massacre at Pulse nightclub, White House press secretary, Josh Earnest announced in a statement Monday night.

“On Thursday, the president will travel to Orlando, Florida to pay his respects to victims’ families, and to stand in solidarity with the community as they embark on their recovery,” said Earnest.

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Forty-nine people were fatally shot, and at least 53 were injured following Sunday’s attack.

Details of Obama’s trip to Orlando will be released in the coming days.

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