Bidens Call Club Q Owners In Colorado Springs After Mass Shooting

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President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden called the owners of Club Q in Colorado Springs on Thanksgiving to express their condolences after an armed suspect opened fire and killed five people at the gay nightclub last weekend.

The Bidens spoke with Nic Grzecka and Matthew Haynes, the co-owners of the venue, which hosts bingo nights with drag queens and Christmas dinners for the city’s LGBTQ+ community. A shooter opened fire there, killing five people and injuring 17 others before the suspect was subdued by patrons.

“They reiterated their support for the community as well as their commitment to fighting back against hate and gun violence,” the White House said in a statement. “They also thanked Nic and Matthew for the incredible contributions they have made and will continue to make to Colorado Springs.”

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