Former president Bill Clinton on
Wednesday visited the makeshift memorial outside the Pulse nightclub
Forty-nine people died and dozens more
were injured when a lone gunman opened fire in the gay nightclub on
Clinton's former press secretary, Angel
Urena, tweeted a photo of Clinton at the site.
“@billclinton stopped at #Pulse to
pay his respects to those lost, their friends, families & entire
LGBTQ community,” Urena messaged.
According to the Orlando
Sentinel, Clinton spent about 10 minutes talking to people at
He told the paper that it was an honor
to be at the memorial.
In July, Hillary Clinton, the
Democratic presidential nominee, met
privately with the families and friends of the 49 people who died in
the attack and visited the Pulse memorial.