Later on Monday, Biden did not say whether stricter gun control prevented deadly shootings when pushed by CNN's MJ Lee. "I don't know the situation yet," he said.
Vice President Kamala Harris in California for a vacation advertised a recently signed law in her own statement, saying, "Today's shooting is a gun in our country. It's a reminder of what we need to do more to deal with the violence. ”
A statement commemorating July 4th with a military family at the White House late in the afternoon. So, Vice Den mentioned the new gun safety law and the shooting of Illinois, "everyone heard what happened today .... every day, nothing is guaranteed about our democracy, ours. I remember that there was no guarantee of a way of life. "
The President called on Americans to fight for violence and at the same time widely acknowledged the national agenda.
"Our economy is growing, but it's not painless. Freedom is being beaten-being beaten at home and abroad," he said last month. He hinted at the US Supreme Court, which overturned the case.
"There is a reason to think that this country is retreating lately. That freedom has diminished. That right we have assumed is no longer-we are in progress for the soul. Reminds us that we are still in battle in America, as we have over 200 years. ”
Still, Biden tried to reassure the Americans.
He emphasized that the United States will continue to be "work in progress."
"Often a little retreat after we have taken a big step, and after working hard to lay the groundwork for a better and worst future, Biden He told the South Loan crowd. Our past was occasionally contacted and pulled us back, but I know this. "We always came out better than we entered.
Earlier that day, Biden issued a positive statement that "the best day is still ahead."
This story has been updated with additional development.