President Biden Addresses Texas Elementary School Mass Shooting

5/25/2022 4:53:00 AM

Biden addressed the nation following a school shooting in Texas that left 18 children and three adults dead.

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President Joe Biden opened his remarks from the White House Tuesday night with a deep sigh, after a shooter killed at least 18 children and two adults at an elementary school in Texas.

Biden addressed the nation following a school shooting in Texas that left 18 children and three adults dead.

 at an elementary school in Texas. It was a sigh indicative of a fresh horror and yet, an all-too familiar one. "I had hoped when I became president, I would not have to do this — again," the president said, with longtime teacher first lady Jill Biden at his side."Another massacre. Uvalde, Texas. An elementary school. Beautiful, innocent second, third and fourth graders. And how many scores of little children who witnessed what happened — see their friends die, as if they're in a battlefield, for God's sake. They'll live with it the rest of their lives." 

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Stop addressing them everytime do something about it take a stand for gun control stop being scared to take on NRA JoeBiden POTUS When in God's name are we going to get a competent president? Shame on Biden for politicizing this tragedy in texas This is an absolutely atrocity. My heart goes to the families, even though I couldn’t fathom the pain that runs though these families and friends of the young souls lost.

Biden can send 48 billion to Ukraine but can't protect our schools. He let Americans down on school safety.

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Death toll in Texas elementary school shooting rises; 18 children, 2 adults killed by shooter: LIVEThe suspect was identified as 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, a student at Uvalde High School.

At Least 18 Children, 3 Adults Killed in Texas Elementary School Shooting\u0022This has become part of who we are as a country,\u0022 said Julián Castro. \u0022The free availability of guns has not made us safer in the United States or here in the state of Texas.\u0022

LIVE: 18 children, 3 adults killed in Texas elementary school shootingIt was the deadliest shooting at a U.S. grade school since a gunmen killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, almost a decade ago. What a shame.

a shooter killed at least 18 children and two adults  at an elementary school in Texas."When in God's name are we going to stand up to the gun lobby?" Biden said at the White House shortly after returning from a five-day trip to Asia that was bookended by tragedy.Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 18 children, officials said, and the gunman was dead.Emergency personnel gather near Robb Elementary School following a shooting, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas.

It was a sigh indicative of a fresh horror and yet, an all-too familiar one.  "I had hoped when I became president, I would not have to do this — again," the president said, with longtime teacher first lady Jill Biden at his side. We have to act."Another massacre. But it was not immediately clear whether that number included the assailant. Uvalde, Texas. RELATED: What we know about 18 kids, teacher killed in Uvalde school shooting Just two days before Biden left on his trip, he met with victims' families after a hate-motivated shooter killed 10 Black people at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York. An elementary school. But it was not immediately clear whether that number included the assailant.

Beautiful, innocent second, third and fourth graders. "These kinds of mass shootings rarely happen anywhere else in the world," Biden said. grade school since a gunmen killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, almost a decade ago. And how many scores of little children who witnessed what happened — see their friends die, as if they're in a battlefield, for God's sake. They'll live with it the rest of their lives. Already, there have been 212 mass shooting incidents in 2022 -- a 50% increase from 141 shootings in May 2017."  Tuesday's mass shooting took place at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on the students' last week of school before summer break. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release investigative details. Mr. Mobile users: Click here to see our map of mass shootings in the US from the last five years He directed that American flags be flown at half-staff through sunset Saturday in honor of the victims in Texas. Federal law enforcement officials said the death toll was expected to rise.

Biden was on his way back from Asia when it happened, and after he was briefed, he ordered the flags at the White House and all other federal buildings to be flown at half-staff.  "What struck me on that 17-hour flight what struck me was these kinds of mass shootings rarely happen anywhere else in the world.. Officials did not immediately reveal a motive, but the governor identified the assailant as Salvador Ramos and said he was a resident of the heavily Latino community about 85 miles (135 kilometers) west of San Antonio. Why?" the president questioned."They have mental health problems. and our broken hearts are nothing compared to the broken hearts of those families. They have domestic disputes in other countries. Police are at the scene of a shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, that left at least two people dead and many more injured. A Border Patrol agent who was nearby when the shooting began rushed into the school without waiting for backup and shot and killed the gunman, who was behind a barricade, according to a law enforcement official speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk about it.

They have people who are lost, but these kinds of mass shootings never happen with the kind of frequency they happen in America.. Why? Why are we willing to live with this carnage?" I’m addressing the nation on the horrific elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. . to ensure something like this never happens again," she said. The massacre of young children was another gruesome moment for a country scarred by an almost ceaseless string of mass killings at churches, schools and stores.