President Bydenat the July 4 paradeon the outskirts of Chicago during a holiday speech on the lawn of the White House. Little mention was made of mass shooting. He provides comfort to those who are angry with the recent Supreme Court ruling that withdrew federal abortion rights.
"Everyone heard what happened today" is the only direct reference toHighland Park, Illinois, slaughter, killing at least six people. 24 people were injured.
The president of the United States is usually expected to provide words of comfort during times of tragedy, such as after 21 people were slaughtered in May at an elementary school in Uvarde, Texas. I did that in the past shootings.
Police are tracking22-year-old suspect Robert E. Crimo III, so it's unclear why Biden didn't fully deal with the shooting that happened hours ago. ..
Despite the delay in Byden's speech due to the shooting, there was a relatively shortage of comments.
In an afternoon written statement, Byden called the slaughter"meaningless."
Single to shoot with Biden Oral Reference The White House lawn came when it referred to a gun policy bill signed last month following the high-profile mass shootings in May. The bill aims to create an enhanced background check for young adults aged 18-21, among other reforms.
"Before leaving for Europe, I signed a law that is the first real gun safety law in 30 years, and things will be better, but we will work harder together. You have to do. Everyone asked what happened, everyone asked what happened today, "Biden said.
Then Byden returned to the theme of his speech on the importance of democracy and the gradual evolution of "causes of freedom, justice and equality."
In contrast, Biden gave a relatively strong commentary on the Supreme Court's June 24 ruling to revoke federal misconduct.
Before mentioning the shooting at Highland Park, Byden gave comfort to those who were angry with last month's Supreme Court ruling.
"July 4th will be a decisive moment. Our economy is growing, but it is not painless. Liberty is being attacked at home and abroad." Mr. Byden said.
"Recently, this country is retreating, freedom is declining, and there is reason to think that the rights we thought we were protecting are gone. We have 200. The American soul that we have for over a year, "we continued. "I know it can be exhausting and anxious, but tonight I want you to know that we're going to get over all of this."
Biden added: We are pandemic and regaining our way of life. The vaccine is available to almost all Americans, the restrictions will be lifted and we will be together again at the White House on July 4th. And for all challenges, America is the world's most powerful economy, with more people working and starting businesses, and more young people graduating from high school and college.