Orlando massacre thrusts terror threat into White House race

White House hopeful Donald Trump appeared bent on exploiting the massacre in Orlando to boost the argument that he can be trusted to tackle terrorism over rival Hillary Clinton. With many victims of the carnage yet to be identified, and police still probing the suspected Islamist ties of the slain gunman, Trump wasted no time in harnessing the assault to his political advantage. Trump is set to deliver more of the same tough talk at a campaign appearance in Manchester, New Hampshire on Monday.

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