Barack Obama visited on Thursday in the city of Orlando (Florida), where he met with the relatives of those killed and those who managed to survive during Sunday’s attack.
Head of Administration also talked with police officers who took part in operations against terrorists, staged a massacre at a gay club.
According to the deputy press secretary of the White House Eric Schultz, president wanted to personally express my condolences to the families of the victims and to show that “Americans stand shoulder to shoulder” with the people of Florida, where the tragedy occurred.
As Obama was accompanied by US Vice President Joseph Biden, as well as senators and congressmen from Florida. Governor Rick Scott State and Mayor Buddy Dyer, met them at the airport, the President was handed a T-shirt with the inscription “We are one with Orlando.”
Meeting with relatives of the victims was held at the Sports Palace, which holds its matches the local basketball team, “Orlando Magic”.