President Barack Obama Address Connecticut School Shooting
President Barack Obama addressed the Connecticut school shooting today from the White House. Around 3:15pm on Friday December 14th, 2012 President Obama conducted a press conference to speak to America, especially residents in Connecticut. While speaking, it was visibly noticeable that the President was emotional.
Check the video footage below for the full conference. Disclosing that he, President Obama, spoke with the Governor of Connecticut,
“I offer Gov. Malloy my condolences on behalf of the nation.”
During the emotional press conference, Pres. Obama continued,
“We’ve endured too many of these tragedies in the past few years. Each time I learn the news I react not as a president but as anybody else would as a parent.
“That was especially true today.
“I know there’s not a parent in America that doesn’t feel the same overwhelming grief that I do.
“The majority of those who died today were children, beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10.
“They had their entire lives ahead of them, birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own.”
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