A Solemn President Trump Visits Las Vegas


Source: AP

President Trump and the First Lady touched down in Las Vegas on Wednesday to a visit a city in mourning after last weekend’s mass shooting.

A somber Trump visited the hospital bedsides of the wounded, offering prayers to the families of those affected.

“America is truly a nation in mourning,” the president said at a press conference. “Our souls are stricken with grief for every American who lost a husband or a wife, a mother or a father, a son or a daughter. We know that your sorrow feels endless. We stand together to help you carry your pain.”

Mr. and Mrs. Trump paid tribute to the first responders, including eye witness accounts of police officers who stood to shield victims from a barrage of bullets.

“The example of those whose final act was to sacrifice themselves for those they love should inspire all of us to show more love every day for the people who grace our lives,” the president remarked.

The tragedy in Las Vegas has become the deadliest shooting in modern-day U.S. history.