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Obama offers condolences for Fort Lauderdale victims, pledges federal help



NSC Spokesperson Ned Price:

"The President spoke by phone today with Florida Governor Rick Scott and Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief following the tragic loss of life at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The President, on behalf of the American people, extended his sincere condolences to the families and other loved ones of those killed and noted that his thoughts and prayers are with the wounded. He added that federal authorities will continue to assist the ongoing investigation into this horrific shooting."

[Last modified: Friday, January 6, 2017 7:47pm]


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