His motive may never be known? He declared it straightforwardly: “I pledge allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may Allah protect him, on behalf of the Islamic State,” said Omar Mateen on the night he murdered 49 people and wounded 53. The Islamic State has called for the murders of American civilians during Ramadan.
But of course, this is Loretta Lynch, who initially released a transcript of Mateen’s statement that had him saying: “I pledge allegiance to [omitted] may God protect him [in Arabic], on behalf of [omitted].” So it’s no surprise that she would profess not to know what motivated him — and indeed, profess that his motivation cannot be known.
This insanity in the corridors of power is going to kill many, many more people.
“AG Loretta Lynch: Orlando gunman’s motive may never be known,” CBS News, June 21, 2016:
After meeting with prosecutors, first responders and victims of the Orlando terror attack, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said that the investigation is still ongoing, and a motive has yet to be established….