Stacey Dash Blames Obama And Hillary Clinton For “Politicizing” Orlando Shooting
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Fox News contributor Stacey Dash blamed President Obama and Hillary Clinton for “politicizing” the Orlando shooting in order to “advance an anti-gun agenda.”
The June 12 shooting at the gay night club, Pulse, in Orlando, Florida was the worst mass shooting on U.S. soil. Equipped with a handgun, assault rifle, and another “device,” the gunman killed himself, 49 others and injured 53 more.
During an interview with The Washington Examiner, Dash claimed a citizen with a gun “could have stopped this guy … but no, there was no good guy there with a weapon.” Dash claimed “nobody is messing with my Second Amendment” and that stricter laws wouldn’t have prevented the shooting.
An avid Trump supporter, Dash praised the candidate’s call to ban Muslims from entering the US, and claimed President Obama and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is to blame for politicizing the tragedy. From the June 13 article:
Conservative commentator and actress Stacey Dash on Monday hit back at critics who accused her of politicizing the terror attack in Orlando and doubled down on her assertion that more "good guys" with guns could have stopped the carnage.
"I didn't politicize this, the president did and Hillary Clinton did," Dash told the Washington Examiner in a sit-down interview.
She said President Obama and Clinton are using the shooting rampage, which left 49 victims dead, to advance an anti-gun agenda.
"Nobody is messing with my Second Amendment, so my feeling is this: Had there been more people there that were able to carry guns – good guys — they could have stopped this guy," Dash said. "They could have stopped him from killing anyone. But no, there was no good guy there with a weapon."