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California politicians tweet condolences for victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting

By in Press Enterprise on October 2, 2017

By Maria Cavassuto

The nation reeled after the tragedy in Las Vegas that left at least 58 dead and over 500 injured. In the wake on Sunday night’s mass shooting, politicians took to Twitter to express their frustration over the latest bout of violence. President Donald Trump also voiced his thoughts.

My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting. God bless you!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 2, 2017

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who is a fervent critic of the NRA, took to Twitter to express her frustration.

Our grief isn’t enough. We can and must put politics aside, stand up to the NRA, and work together to try to stop this from happening again.

— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) October 2, 2017

Former President Barack Obama also took to Twitter to express his condolences.

Michelle & I are praying for the victims in Las Vegas. Our thoughts are with their families & everyone enduring another senseless tragedy.

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 2, 2017

Gabrielle Giffords and Steve Scalise, who were both injured by gunshots during their careers, also took to Twitter.

Heartbroken by the scene our nation is waking up to this morning. No person should endure the horror Las Vegas experienced last night.

— Gabrielle Giffords (@GabbyGiffords) October 2, 2017

Jennifer and I are praying for the victims of this unspeakable violence in Las Vegas.

— Rep. Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) October 2, 2017

Politicians from California took to social media to express their sadness over the Las Vegas mass shooting.

Absolutely heartbroken to wake up to the news out of Las Vegas. My thoughts are with the victims and their families today.

— Rep. Pete Aguilar (@RepPeteAguilar) October 2, 2017


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