President Donald Trump pledged the “total support” of the federal government in the wake of a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart that left multiple victims dead and many more wounded.
Trump’s tweet of support and sympathy were among many expressions of condolence and other emotions that federal officials shared Saturday in the hours following the massacre.
“Our hearts ache for the families of those who were killed & the injured,” she tweeted. “Action must be taken to finally #EndGunViolence.”
The shooting in El Paso follows a shooting Sunday at the annual Gilroy Garlic Festival in California that left three dead and more wounded
In the past 10 years, America has entered a new and disturbing era of mass shootings. The number of incidents is increasing, according to FBI data, and they are becoming more deadly.
O’Rourke cut a campaign trip short to return to his home town of El Paso where the current Democratic presidential candidate served as its congressman until January.
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SOURCE: USA Today, Ledyard King