Trump Offers First Statement on El Paso Shooting: ‘Reports are Very Bad, Many Killed’

President Donald Trump offered up a statement on the El Paso shooting today that reportedly left multiple people dead, with Trump saying “reports are very bad.”

“Terrible shootings in ElPaso, Texas. Reports are very bad, many killed,” Trump said.

Trump also said he has offered the support of the government to Gov. Greg Abbott, Texas’ Republican governor.

According to a pool report from HuffPost’s S.V. Dáte, White House Deputy Press Secretary Steven Groves said the president has also spoken with Attorney General Bill Barr and officials are monitoring the situation.

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