US gun debate 'needs to change,' Obama says in Orlando

US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden place flowers for the victims of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub at a memorial in Orlando, Florida on June 16, 2016President Barack Obama traveled to grief-stricken Orlando, meeting loved ones devastated by a shooting rampage and using his bully pulpit to demand that the Republican-controlled Congress pass gun control. Four days after the worst mass shooting in US history, Obama made a solemn pilgrimage to meet staff at the Pulse nightclub, emergency responders and some of the dozens of families shattered by gunman Omar Mateen. Mateen — who pledged allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State group during the attack — was killed in a police raid.

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