In a speech on Monday responding to two mass shootings over the weekend, President Trump downplayed the role guns played in the shootings, saying “mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun.” – Vox.com
Former President Barack Obama on Monday issued a lengthy statement urging Americans to reject leaders who feed “a climate of fear and hatred.” Obama did not mention Trump by name, but his words amounted to an implicit rebuke of Trump. – The Hill
El Paso Mayor Dee Margo said Trump will visit the city on Wednesday, even as several prominent Democrats indirectly blamed him for Saturday’s mass shooting there — with some warning him to stay away.
What are some of your thoughts in regards to these 2 mass shootings?