Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday that President Barack Obama has not called him after the worst terror attack on US soil since the September 11, 2001, attacks took place in his home state.
“No. He has not called,” the Republican governor told “Fox & Friends.”
Scott noted that a “staffer has called,” but reiterated Obama has “not called.”
A lone gunman who pledged allegiance to ISIS carried out the deadliest mass shooting in US history early Sunday morning when he opened fire at the Pulse nightclub early Sunday morning. At least 49 people were killed in the attack.
It’s typically commonplace for the president to call the governor of a state after such catastrophic events.
Scott said he did receive a call from former President George W. Bush, who said he and former First Lady Laura Bush “were praying for us.”
Presumptive Republican nominee for president Donald Trump also phoned him, Scott said.
“He called. He called to just ask how I was doing, say you know like everybody else is praying for us,” Scott said.
The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment Tuesday afternoon from Business Insider.
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