The Orlando Shooter Omar Mateen’s father is Seddique Mateen is an Afghan man who hosts the Durand Jirga Show… The show is aired on YouTube channel Payam-e-Afghan, from California.. Police seen searching his home, located close to where his son lived.
-Mass shooter Omar Mateen’s father Seddique Mateen recently visited Congress, the State Department and met political leaders during a trip to Washington, DC. Dozens of videos are posted under Mateen’s name on YouTube, where he speaks on a range of political subjects in the Dari language.
One video shows him declaring his candidacy for the Afghan presidency.
Mateen, who made the trip in April, is seen in social media posts posing in front of the State Department and Democratic Foreign Services Committee offices.
The Afghanistan native, who also regularly writes open letters to President Barack Obama, has expressed gratitude Afghan Taliban who hosts the Durand Jirga Show on a channel called Payam-e-Afghan, which broadcasts from California.
Pictures from 2015 show Mateen meeting Reps Charlie Rangel, Dana Rohrabacher and Ed Royce. Royce is the Chairman of the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
One of the Orlando massacre victims filmed the moment gunshots rang out as terrorist Omar Mateen carried out his massacre in Pulse nightclub on Sunday. Amanda Alvear, 25, shared the footage with friends on Snapchat. During the night she had posted a series of upbeat videos that showed her friends dancing to Latin music. But in the final clip on her profile, the night turns into a horror scene. Amanda tries to explain to the camera what is happening as quickfire gunshots blast in the background. Clutching her face and looking fearful, she whispers ‘shooting’ then turns and the video cuts. On Monday, Amanda was confirmed as one of the 49 people killed in the worst mass shooting in US history.
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