Press Release

Sanders Denounces Terrorist Attack

BURLINGTON, VT. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement on Sunday after a gunman opened fire at an Orlando, Florida, nightclub where police said 50 people were killed:

“All Americans are horrified, disgusted and saddened by the horrific atrocity in Orlando.

“From what is now known, this was a terrorist act by an ISIS sympathizer. That despicable and barbaric organization must be destroyed.

“We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of those whose lives were lost and the many more who were seriously wounded.”