Trump reacts to the shopping complex massacre in Texas

The White House said the president was briefed after the news broke and is monitoring the situation.
0:56 | 08/03/19

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There was swift reaction to the massacre from president trump I want to go to whitehouse course point Terrell Paul Mary who is in New Jersey tonight with the president near his bed mr. golf resort. Terry good evening. Good evening Tom the White House that the president has been briefed and is monitoring monitoring this situation he said. Quote in a tweet terrible shootings in El Paso, Texas reports are very bad many killed he added that he is working with the governor and local law enforcement. Now this latest shooting is likely to put the gun debate front and center again at the NRA convention in April president trump said quote. Gun owners make our community safer. And our nation stronger but he did take some action after Las Vegas massacre to ban bum stocks and add some additional background checks for purchasing guns. He did say last year he was interested in more comprehensive gun reforms telling senators he's not afraid of the gun lobby but. Tommy done very little sense. Terrible Mary for us tonight terror thank you for that.

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