Because saying that isn’t going to do anyone any harm. Insert eye roll here.
“President Donald Trump said Sunday that “hate has no place in our country” after two mass shootings left 29 people dead in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio in less than 24 hours.
““We have to get it stopped, this has been going on for years and we have to get it stopped,” Trump told reporters on the tarmac at Morristown, NJ as he prepared to board Air Force 1 with the first lady to return to the nation’s capital.
“The president said he would make a statement on the shootings Monday. Trump said he has spoken to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Attorney General William Barr and members of Congress.
““This is also a mental illness problem,” Trump said of the mass shootings. “These are people that are very, very seriously mentally ill.“”
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