Trump responds to Texas school shooting

The president said his administration will do "everything in our power to protect our students."
1:34 | 05/18/18

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Unfortunately. I have to begin. By expressing. Our sadness and heartbreak over the deadly shooting. At Santa Fe high school in Texas just took place moments ago. We're closely monitoring the situation and federal authorities are coordinating. With local officials this has been going on too long in our country. Too many years to many decades now. We grieve for the terrible loss of life and send our support and love to everyone affected. By this absolutely. Horrific attack. To the students' families teachers and personnel what Santa Fe. High. We're with you in this tragic hour and we will be with you forever. My administration is determined to do everything in our power to protect our students. Secure our schools and to keep weapons out of the hands of those who pose a threat. To themselves. And two others. Everyone. Must work together at every level of government to keep our children safe. May god heal the injured and may god comfort the wounded and may god be with the victims. And with the victims' families. Or say a day. Burgers said.

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