Meanwhile, South Carolina governor Nikki Haley is calling for the harshest punishment for the shooter.
Nick Gass of Politico:
Nikki Haley: Charleston shooter deserves death penalty
A little more than a day after the shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, the state’s political figures are still coming to grips with an attack that killed nine people.
Accused Charleston shooter Dylann Roof should get the death penalty, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Friday.
“We will absolutely want him to have the death penalty,” Haley told NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie on “Today,” adding that there is only one person to blame for the shooting at Emanuel AME Church on Wednesday night. “A person filled with hate,” she added.
Here’s the related video report:
Here are some recent tweets from Haley as well:
Statement on tonight’s tragedy in Charleston https://t.co/ZOEKkLUg51
— Nikki Haley (@nikkihaley) June 18, 2015
The expression of faith and forgiveness by the families of the Mother Emanuel victims yesterday took my breath away. https://t.co/QujdWvzWjR
— Nikki Haley (@nikkihaley) June 20, 2015
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