Joe Biden opened his remarks from the White House Tuesday night with a deep sigh, after a shooter killed at least 18 children and two adults at an elementary school in Texas.
It was a sigh indicative of a fresh horror and yet, an all-too familiar one. «I had hoped when I became president, I would not have to do this — again,» the president said, with longtime teacher first lady Jill Biden at his side. «Another massacre.
Uvalde, Texas. An elementary school. Beautiful, innocent second, third and fourth graders. And how many scores of little children who witnessed what happened — see their friends die, as if they're in a battlefield, for God's sake.Read more on etonline.com