CNN’s Brown: ISIS ‘Could Be to Blame’ For Orlando Attack, Asks FL Gov If He Can ‘Accept Any Responsibility’ for State’s Gun Laws


During an interview with Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) on Friday’s “CNN Newsroom,” CNN Justice Correspondent Pamela Brown said that “ISIS, terrorism could be to blame” for the terrorist attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida before asking Scott “can you accept any responsibility for the gun laws here in Florida?”

Brown said, “My law enforcement sources, though, tell me that, while ISIS may have played a role, there were other factors at play, that he, more recently, became radicalized. So, again, my question to you is, yes, ISIS, terrorism could be to blame, but can you accept any responsibility for the gun laws here in Florida? The fact that it is easier to walk out of a gun store, in half an hour, with an AR-15, that can kill more people faster, than a pistol. Yet it’s harder to get a pistol than an AR-15.”

Later in the interview, Brown added, “the FBI has said that this is not only ISIS, but that this is a hate crime.”

(h/t Mediaite)

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