Pres Trump Praises Law Enforcement In Wake Of Shootings & Says ‘Hate Has No Place In Our Country’

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President Donald Trump issued remarks to the press on Sunday surrounding the shootings the took place in El Paso, Texas and Dayton Ohio.

The President noted he will be making a statement on Monday at 10 AM ET.

“I want to extend our condolences to the people of El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. They’re incredible people and they’ve been through a lot,” the President began.

He thanked the law enforcement for the swift action taking down the gunmen. “The job they’ve done is incredible and I also want to congratulate them. Nobody could’ve done what they’ve done. This could’ve been so much worse. I just have to thank [law enforcement]. The job they’ve done is incredible and they were right on the ball in El Paso. They were there so quickly and in Dayton, in less than a minute.”

“Think of the damage he did in such a short period of time, in less than a minute. The law enforcement acted and killed him. It was horrible and it would’ve been so much worse,” he added praising law enforcement.

The President noted El Paso and Dayton are incredible and said, “We love the people. Hate has no place in our country and we’re gonna take care of it.” (Continued Below)

President Trump said that he spoke with Attorney General Willaim Barr at length. He also spoke to the Director of the FBI, Christopher Wray, the Governors of Texas and Ohio, along with members of Congress.

“I’ll be making a statement tomorrow, but just on behalf of our First Lady and myself, condolences to all,” he expressed.

“We have to get it stopped; this has been going on for years, for years and years in our country and we have to get it stopped,” President Trump added. (Video  Below)

“Thank you very much, and I will be making a statement tomorrow at about 10 o’clock and I’ll see you there,” he said.

The President also noted mental illness: “If you look at both of these cases, this is mental illness. These are people that are really, very, very, seriously mentally ill.”

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The President also sent out a series of tweets Saturday and Sunday:

Terrible shootings in ElPaso, Texas. Reports are very bad, many killed. Working with State and Local authorities, and Law Enforcement. Spoke to Governor to pledge total support of Federal Government. God be with you all!” He wrote. “‘God be with you all’: Trump pledges full support for El Paso shooting victims as lawmakers also grieve.”

“Today’s shooting in El Paso, Texas, was not only tragic, it was an act of cowardice. I know that I stand with everyone in this Country to condemn today’s hateful act. There are no reasons or excuses that will ever justify killing innocent people Melania and I send our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the great people of Texas,” the President said.

“The FBI, local and state law enforcement are working together in El Paso and in Dayton, Ohio. Information is rapidly being accumulated in Dayton. Much has already be learned in El Paso. Law enforcement was very rapid in both instances. Updates will be given throughout the day!” the President wrote.

“God bless the people of El Paso, Texas. God bless the people of Dayton, Ohio. Today, I authorized the lowering of the flags to half-staff at all Federal Government buildings in honor of the victims of the tragedies in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. The flags at the White House will be lowered today through Thursday, August 8. Melania and I are praying for all those impacted by this unspeakable act of evil!” he added.

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