Neither Presidential Candidate Has Yet Issued Comment on Dallas Police Shooting (UPDATED)


You know that cliché about presidents responding to 3 am calls? Well, we’re close to 3 am right now and neither major presidential candidate has made any public statement on the deadliest attack on U.S. law enforcement in almost 50 years.

Some people noticed the odd silence:

And just to amuse ourselves, here’s the last thing each candidate tweeted, as of this posting:

Now, as for the current president, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said during a press conference earlier that the White House already reached out to offer help.

President Obama is in Poland today and he delivered a speech last night on the police shootings earlier this week.

UPDATE — 8:30 A.M. EDT: Trump has tweeted out a brief statement on the shooting.

UPDATE — 9:30 A.M. EDT: Clinton has given a statement as well.

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