Demonstrating once again that the central government has no real power to protect any of us inside the united States, the Obama administration has apparently lost the whereabouts of the Orlando Shooter‘s wife, Noor Salman.
First consider this report from CNN:
Federal investigators digging for clues in the Orlando nightclub massacre are zeroing in on Noor Salman, the widow of gunman Omar Mateen.
What did Salman know of his plans and what might she have done to stop him? Authorities have been trying to pin her down after she apparently gave conflicting statements about what she knew of his intentions in the hours before the attack.
A U.S. attorney plans to bring evidence before a federal grand jury to determine whether charges will be brought, according to two law enforcement officials.
The process could take some time, as investigators need to finish collecting evidence and establish a timeline for Mateen’s activities leading to Sunday’s attack at the gay club Pulse, in which 49 people were killed, the officials said.
Salman, Mateen’s second wife, has been cooperating with various law enforcement agencies.
Salman told investigators that Mateen told her he had interest in carrying out a jihadist attack — but she denied knowing of any specific plans, according to two law enforcement officials.
She initially denied that when Mateen left the house Saturday that she had any idea he was going to do something violent.
But in subsequent statements, Salman conceded she had a suspicion he might be planning an attack, perhaps on Pulse, the officials said. According to one official, she knew “for a while” Mateen had thoughts of wanting to do something violent. He had been talking about it for months, if not years.
According to the second official, Salman told investigators that on Saturday she said she tried to tell him not to commit violence. But she didn’t call police.
— CNN (@CNN) June 21, 2016
Now, all of this seems pretty significant. The wife knew her husband was bent towards criminal violence, yet she remained silent. In my book, this is the same thing as the complicity silence from the neighbors of the San Bernardino shooters.
So, Salman seems to be a pretty important person in all of this. Yet, Seddique Mateen, Omar Mateen’s father, told The Sun that she was no longer around.
“If you’re looking for Noor, she’s not here. I cannot say where she’s gone, but she’s not around here.” Seddique said.
Even criminal Attorney General Loretta Lynch confirmed that she has no idea where Salman is. She told a reporter, “Right now I do not know exactly the answer to that, I believe she was going to travel but I do not know exactly her location now.”
One has to question the incompetence or purposefulness in all of this by the FBI and the DOJ. How do you not know where a key person is following the largest mass murder in American history?