On October 2nd, Monday, former President Barack Obama responded to the shooting in Las Vegas with a tweet. The shooting has shaken up people in America, and the world as a whole. It truly was a horrific tragedy.
The former president spoke up following a shooting that happened at the south end of the Las Vegas strip during a country music festival on Sunday night, October 1st. This was the deadliest mass shooting in American history.
According to the Las Vegas Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo, more than 58 people had died and at least 515 were injured. Elite Daily has also noted that the shooter has been confirmed dead and isn’t believed to have a connection with any terrorist group.
Obama went on his Twitter to share a message with the country from himself and his wife Michelle Obama.
He wrote, “Michelle and I are praying for the victims in Las Vegas. Our thoughts are with their families and everyone enduring another senseless tragedy.”
According to Elite Daily, his use of the phrase “another senseless tragedy” sums up a theme of his presidency. Something a lot of us never realized.
During his presidency, Obama had to make at least 17 speeches to the nation following mass shootings. He constantly pushed Congress for stricter gun control laws.
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