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Loretta Lynch: We May Never Know Orlando Shooter’s True Motivation

Attorney General Loretta Lynch said during a Tuesday press conference that the Justice Department may never be able to narrow down the Orlando terrorist’s motivation for killing 49 people in a gay club and declaring allegiance to ISIS.

Lynch promised that there would be a full investigation into what drove the shooter. “You look at what they said, you look at what they did, you look at how they behaved, and you come up with the most reasonable interpretation, the one that fits the facts.”

After initially expressing confidence that they could determine a motive, Lynch added, “I cannot tell you definitively that we will ever narrow it down to one motivation. People often act out of more than one motivation.”

“This was clearly an act of terror and an act of hate,” she said. “We will look at all motivations and hope to come to a conclusion there.”

Watch above, via C-SPAN.

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