Donald Trump Tweets “Warmest Condolences And Sympathies To Victims…Of Terrible Las Vegas Shooting”


President Donald Trump tweeted with restraint about last night’s shooting in Las Vegas this morning offering “warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting” adding “God bless you!”

Trump tweeted after being briefed by Chief of Staff John Kelly on the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history; 50 are dead and more than 200 injured after a gunman. Stephen Paddock, 64, opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival, from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, as Jason Aldean was performing on stage.

Veep Mike Pence tweeted far more extensively than POTUS.  The State Department also sent condolences:

Donald Trump’s tweet:

White House tweeted:

Veep Mike Pence’s tweets:

State Department added official condolences:

Eric was the first Trump family member to weigh in:

Sister Ivanka tweeted as well:

First Lady Melania Trump tweeted:

Local officials took to Twitter to send their thoughts. Las Vegas Gov Sandoval:

Nevada Senator Dean Heller:

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