Democrat Hillary Clinton calls Orlando shooting 'an act of terror'

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 12, 2016 3:05 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called the shooting in Orlando, Florida, "an act of terror" that requires the nation to "redouble" efforts to stop similar attacks.

"To the LGBT community: please know that you have millions of allies across our country. I am one of them," Clinton said in a statement on Sunday.

(Reporting by Ginger Gibson; Editing by Peter Cooney)