Skip to comments.White House: ‘No apparent’ ties between Colorado shooting and terrorism
Posted on 07/20/2012 9:03:09 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
The White House said Friday that it had no evidence of ties between the tragic mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, and organized terrorism.
"This is a local law enforcement investigation at this point, and what we can say is that we do not believe at this point that there is an apparent nexus to terrorism," press secretary Jay Carney told reporters.
Obama, who was cutting short a campaign swing through Florida in response to the shooting, received his first briefing on the incident from Homeland Security Advisor John Brennan at 5:26 a.m. A few hours later, he heard from FBI Director Bob Mueller, White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew, and Brennan.
"The president was told that, at approximately 12:30 am mountain time, or 2:30 am eastern time, a male suspect entered a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, and opened fire on people watching the Midnight premiere of the movie the Dark Knight Rises," said Carney.
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Uh, the act itself IS terrorism. This knee-jerk denial always cracks me up.
The White House is confirming that this is a convert
If Jay Carney says it, then I’ll take it as gospel. </sarc>
That could have been hussein’s son.
Confirmation of earlier reports that said the shooter was Iranian. Remember, all Muslims are innocent after proven guilty.
Triple BS as usual
When did the murdering b@$t@rd convert to Islam?
If the shooter were white, christian, conservative, constitutionalist, only THEN would he be a “terrorist”. Ask Janet.
Note the keyword. Only an individual Muslim going Jihad on us; nothing to see here!
Workplace violence, obviously. /s
Do we know for sure yet, Barack, that these weapons are not tied to Fast & Furious?
He ought to keep his yap shut until we know more.
That’s what they said about the Ft. Hood shooting as well!!!!!
Obama said, “If you’re a shooter, you really didn’t shoot them, somebody else made that happen.”
For a minute there, I thought it might be tied to Tea Party extremist domestic terrorists.
One good thing - and stay out!
A White Iranian named James Holmes?
With a mother in San Diego who, as soon as she heard on tv of the shooting, said the police had the right guy if it was her son they had, and made arrangements to fly immediately to CO?
I don’t get it.
The WH says no evidence it’s terror related, and YOU conclude that proves he’s Iranian??
Beam me up.
On Good Morning America, ABC News’ Brian Ross and George Stephanolpoulos suggested that the Tea Party might be connected to the mass shootings early this morning
The picture of the guy on the TV news shows a red-headed white male with a small mustache and a beard on his chin.
Could very well be a Muslim convert, with that beard—although that is purely speculative. Not a born Muslim, but there have been white American leftists who have converted.
We’ll need to hope for information from his acquaintances, because the authorities certainly won’t tell us if he’s Muslim or not. The media will do everything they can to pretend that he is a conservative, as they did with that left-wing Satanist in Tulsa.
The police were of NO HELP in this situation, and the gunman surrendered after he did what he wanted.
The ONLY thing that could have stopped this would have been armed citizens.
Put that in your pipe, Herr Bloomberg.
Great. Mention the word “muslim” and half those on the right go for TSA at the mall, mention “gun control” and half the left is on board with TSA at the mall.
What a country.
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