Lawyers differ on what Orlando club shooter’s widow knew

  • Christine Leinonen, mother of Pulse victim Drew Leinonen, becomes emotional speaking at a press conference outside the U.S. Federal courthouse in Orlando about the Noor Salman trial Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Salman went on trial Wednesday in Orlando. The 31-year-old is accused of aiding and abetting her husband in his attack on the Pulse nightclub in June of 2016. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

  • Jean McCann,left, and Melba Underbakke, executive director, Coalition for Civil Freedom, hold a banner outside the Federal Courthouse in Orlando, Fla., during opening statements Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in the trial of Noor Salman. Salman went on trial Wednesday in Orlando. The 31-year-old is accused of aiding and abetting her husband in his attack on the Pulse nightclub in June of 2016. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

  • Susan Clary, spokesperson for Noor Salman’s family, Ahmed Bedier, President, United Voices For America, 2nd from left, and the four members of Noor Salman’s family, right, address the media Wednesday, March 14, 2018, outside the Federal courthouse in Orlando, Fla. Salman went on trial Wednesday in Orlando. The 31-year-old is accused of aiding and abetting her husband in his attack on the Pulse nightclub in June of 2016. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

ORLANDO, Fla. — If jurors in a federal trial in Florida believe government prosecutors, the wife of the man who carried out one of the U.S.’s biggest mass shootings gave a “green light” to her husband when he wanted to execute his terrorist-inspired attack.

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