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Ryan on Orlando shooting: 'We are a nation at war with Islamist terrorists'
June 12, 2016 / 10:39 PM / a year ago

Ryan on Orlando shooting: 'We are a nation at war with Islamist terrorists'

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a news conference in Washington, U.S., May 26, 2016.Joshua Roberts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, commenting on Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando, said: "As we heal, we need to be clear-eyed about who did this. We are a nation at war with Islamist terrorists."

Ryan, the top elected U.S. Republican, also said in a statement he had ordered flags above the Capitol to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the attack. (spkrryan.us/1U8a60L)

Reporting by Eric Walsh; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli

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