A day after Orlando shooting, Trump, Hillary cross swords

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Washington, June 13: Republican and Democrat presumptive presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton crossed swords over the Orlando mass shooting on Monday (June 13). ['Orlando massacre maximised Trump's chances']

While Trump said his opponent was too weak to safeguard the US, Clinton said the former's demonisation of Muslims was inciting terrorists.

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The clash between the two presidential candidates occurred in the wake of the worst attack on the American soil since 9/11. A Muslim man claiming allegiance to the Islamic States, opened fire in a gay nightclub in Orlando, killing 49 while injuring 53.

While President Barack Obama called the incident an "act of terror", Trump sought the former's resignation.

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