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Hillary Clinton talks teamwork in wake of Orlando tragedy

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Hillary Clinton on Monday said the Orlando nightclub massacre called for “statesmanship, not partisanship.” The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee spoke on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program. “This is a moment for Republicans, Democrats and Independents to work together as one team,” she said, according to a rush transcript. “The American team.” “I think that our fellow American citizens expect that … I remember we all came together as one nation after 9/11 and we should recapture that spirit,” she added. A gunman…

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As the shootings unfolded, a horror for 1 mother via text

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Mina Justice was sound asleep when she received the first text from her son, Eddie Justice, who was in the gay nightclub when a gunman opened fire, leaving 50 dead and more than 50 wounded. This is the conversation she had over text message with her 30-year-old son: “Mommy I love you,” the first message said. It was 2:06 a.m. “In club they shooting.” Mina Justice tried calling her 30-year-old son. No answer. Alarmed and half awake, she tapped out…

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Buddy Dyer: Community will grieve ‘most difficult day’ in Orlando’s history

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As the FBI took over investigation of the increasingly likely terrorist attack that turned Orlando’s popular gay nightclub Pulse into a bloodbath Orlando and state leaders are calling for grief, support and love. “This is probably the most difficult day in the history of Orlando,” Mayor Buddy Dyer reflected in the latest of multiple news conferences Sunday. “Our community will be grieving today, the next few days, the next few weeks and the next few months. We need to support…

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