Transcript for Trump heads to South Korea amid nuclear tensions with North
President trumps first comments today in Tokyo a somber response to the news of another mass shooting. This active people occurred as the victims and their families. We're in their place of sacred worship. We cannot put into words the pain. Angry if we all feel. Unlike his immediate reaction to the terror attack in New York last week there is no talk about policy changes or politics instead. President issuing a call for unity and talk times and he's. Such as these. Americans who think US. We pull together. The rest of the President's Day a mix of pomp and circumstance and diplomacy as he called with the emperor of Japan at the Imperial Palace. And a red carpet welcome at and other. President trumpet prime minister on base and fifteen meetings. Before they got down to business the two leaders that some fish in a quick pond at first sprinkling in a few scruples. As it trump eventually giving up. Dumping the rest of the fox after the water. The president later meeting with families of Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korea calling it a tremendous disgrace that we will work with. Prime minister be. When trying to get them back to their loved ones. At a press conference later the Japanese prime minister president trump called the Texas church shooter a very deranged individual. He says he believes the issue here is mental health and not guns. And right now it's too soon to talk about gun policies. Karen Travers ABC news traveling with the president in Tokyo.
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