WATCH: Obama makes special announcement from Orlando, following mass shooting

Posted at 4:29 PM, Jun 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-16 16:29:09-04

President Barack Obama said he would make a special announcement following a visit to Orlando Thursday afternoon. Obama was visiting the city following the mass shooting that killed nearly 50 people and injured more than 50 more at a gay nightclub early Sunday morning.

WATCH the president's announcement in the player here: