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Trump On Las Vegas Shooting: ‘An Act Of Pure Evil’

Updated during 11:47 a.m. ET

President Trump gravely addressed a republic Monday morning about Sunday night’s mass sharpened in Las Vegas, observant Americans are “joining together in sadness, startle and grief.”

In brief remarks from a White House Diplomatic Reception Room, Trump called a shooting, in that military contend during slightest 58 people were killed and over 500 were wounded, “an act of pristine evil.” He pronounced he will revisit Las Vegas on Wednesday, and he systematic flags flown during half-staff.

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Trump praised initial responders, including a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, “for their bold efforts.” He pronounced a speed with that they reacted to a sharpened was “miraculous and prevented serve detriment of life.” Trump remarkable that a FBI and Department of Homeland Security are operative with internal authorities on a investigation.

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Trump pronounced of a victims, many of whom were attending a republic song concert, “We can't fathom their pain; we can't suppose their loss.” The boss quoted from Scripture that “the Lord is tighten to a brokenhearted,” and pronounced he and initial lady Melania Trump are praying for a rapid liberation of a bleeding and for a families of a victims.

“In moments of tragedy and horror,” Trump said, a republic “comes together as one.” He continued, “Our togetherness can't be cracked by evil; a holds can't be damaged by violence.”

Trump had been briefed progressing in a morning on a conflict and tweeted, “My warmest condolences and sympathies to a victims and families of a terrible Las Vegas shooting. God magnify you!”

The president’s report had called for him to revisit Puerto Rico on Tuesday in light of a whirly repairs there, and White House press secretary Sarah Sanders pronounced that is still a plan.