President Obama Speaks About Aurora Shooting
President Obama sent this press release this morning concerning the shooting in Aurora overnight.
"Michelle and I are shocked and saddened by the horrific and tragic shooting in Colorado. Federal and local law enforcement are still responding, and my Administration will do everything that we can to support the people of Aurora in this extraordinarily difficult time. We are committed to bringing whoever was responsible to justice, ensuring the safety of our people, and caring for those who have been wounded. As we do when confronted by moments of darkness and challenge, we must now come together as one American family. All of us must have the people of Aurora in our thoughts and prayers as they confront the loss of family, friends, and neighbors, and we must stand together with them in the challenging hours and days to come"
Obama campaign spokesperson Jen Psaki says, "The President will address the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado in shortened remarks in Ft Myers, Florida this morning."
Obama is scheduled to speak at Harbor Side Event Center in Ft. Myer at 9:20 a.m. MDT.