Baptist church attack: Donald Trump reacts

November 6, 2017 12:42 pm
Baptist church attack: Donald Trump reacts

US President, Donald Trump has reacted to the deadly attack on a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas which left over 25 people dead.

Trump described the deadly shooting incident as a “mental health problem at the highest level.”

He spoke at a conference in Tokyo, adding, “It’s a very sad event. These are great people,” apparently referring to the victims of the shooting.

“We have a lot of mental health problems as do other countries,” the president said.

He also mentioned a “very deranged individual with a lot of problems for a long period of time,” appearing to refer to the suspect.

Trump said his, “thoughts and prayers are with the victims and the families in today’s horrible … attack” in Texas, which he called a “horrific shooting.”

“Americans will do what we do best: We pull together and join hands and lock arms and through the tears and sadness we stand strong.

He also urged Americans to pray for the wounded and the families of the victims.

The president said the shooting occurred at a “place of sacred worship.”

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