“The gun rights group placed multimillion-dollar bets on Donald Trump and six Republican Senate candidates locked in highly competitive races,” the OpenSecrets report noted. “It poured $50.2 million, or 96 percent of its total outside spending, into these races, and lost only one.” MORE
The Orlando shooter and his wife exchanged text messages during the Pulse nightclub rampage, a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation says.
Around 4 a.m., holed up in a bathroom about two hours after he started the attack, Omar Mateen texted his wife, Noor Salman, asking if she’d seen the news, the official said.
At one point, she responded with a text saying that she loved him.
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