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O’Malley Calls Out GOP for Offering Nothing but ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ After Shooting


With another mass shooting in the United States comes the mostly expected reactions from the various men and women currently in the midst of presidential campaigns.

Jeb Bush was first out of the gate with this message of prayer:

Nearly identical messages from other GOP candidates followed:

Speaking to radio host Hugh Hewitt, Ben Carson took things to the next level by saying gun control “obviously” has nothing to do with this shooting and arguing against “very dangerous” efforts like gun registration.

Then came this tweet from Democratic candidate Martin O’Malley, which seemed as if it was aimed directly at Republicans:

Echoing O’Malley, Hillary Clinton called for “sensible gun control measures” in her first public reaction moments later:

Meanwhile, Donald Trump is using his Twitter account this afternoon to attack Mitt Romney:

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