Sarah Huckabee Sanders chokes up during statement on Las Vegas shooting

Oct 04, 2017, 00:14
Sarah Huckabee Sanders chokes up during statement on Las Vegas shooting

Answering questions from journalists at a daily press conference at White House, Sanders is early to enter political discussions, such as weapons control, because armed attack, which killed 515 people in Las Vegas, was injured, is yet new. "What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could", she said during the briefing, which took place Monday afternoon.

"The memory of those who displayed the ultimate expression of love in the midst of an unimaginable act of hate will never fade", Huckabee Sanders said, with her voice cracking. "Their examples will serve as an eternal reminder. that the American spirit can not and will not ever be broken".

"We join together in sadness, shock and grief", Trump said at the White House.

The horrific shooting reopened the debate on gun control in America, however, the White House called for unity amid a raging debate in the country.

Many Democrats, including Sen. Our thoughts and prayers, of course, with all se people. "None of this ends unless we do something to stop it".

"I think that there will be, certainly, time for that policy discussion to take place, but that's not the place that we're in at this moment", she added.

Sanders told reporters that having a debate on gun control is "not the place that we're in at this moment".

Trump, however, has not always waited to inject politics into a mass shooting.

When asked about the apparent discrepancy between putting off a policy conversation now, Sanders replied "there's a difference between being a candidate and being the president".

While Hillary Clinton on Monday attacked the NRA and legislation that would make gun silencers more easily available, Sanders called it "easy" for the failed Democratic presidential hopeful to criticize.

"Today is a day for consoling the survivors and mourning those we lost", she said.