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Donald Trump thanks 'vicious' and 'violent' supporters at Orlando during victory tour

2016-12-18
President-elect Donald Trump has been touring the US following his win against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. Trump made a stop in Orlando on Friday (December 16) where he boasted about his win in the city before referencing the Pulse massacre. During his 'victory' speech, he thanked his "vicious" and "violent" supporters for voting him in, News.au reports. "You were vicious, violent, screaming 'Where's the wall? We want the wall!' Screaming, 'Prison! Prison! Lock her up!' I mean you were going crazy. I mean, you were nasty and mean and vicious and you wanted to win, right?" He then added, "But now, you're mellow and you're cool and you're not nearly as vicious or violent, right? Because we won, right?" Trump called the Pulse massacre “the worst mass shooting in American history and the deadliest assault on the LGBT community.” According to NewNowNext, the president-elect than vowed to keep “radical Islamic terrorists the hell out of our country” despite Pulse shooter Oman Mateen being American, born in Queens, New York. Trump has yet to visit the site where the shootings took place, sending Eric Trump’s wife in his place. He ended the speech by vowing to “heal divisions” in the US. “We will bring our country back together. We will love everyone, not segments. When Americans are unified, there is nothing we cannot do. No task is too great, no dream too large, no goal beyond our reach.” More stories: Single & Fabulous? | The single man’s guide to surviving Christmas Interview | Wentworth Miller talks mental health, Hollywood and homophobia