President Donald Trump tweeted this morning about the tragic shooting in Las Vegas, where over 50 people were killed.
He said, “My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting. God bless you!”
My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting. God bless you!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 2, 2017
Later, the President held a press conference where he said the shooting incident has left Americans in “sadness, shock, and grief.”
He called the shooting “an act of pure evil” and thanked first responders in the Las Vegas area.
He said their actions were “miraculous” and saved countless other lives.
Trump said he and his family are praying for all those affected then quotes Psalm 34:18, “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”
The President announced he will be traveling to Las Vegas later this week.
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) October 2, 2017
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