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Trump blames bigotry -- but not gun policy : He tries to comfort a grieving nation but doesn't back calls for stricter laws

Aug 06, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

In a solemn address from the White House on Monday, President Trump condemned the gunmen who carried out two deadly mass shootings over the weekend and the racism that motivated one of them -- but stopped short of calling for stricter gun laws to prevent future attacks.

"These barbaric slaughters are an assault upon our communities, an attack against our nation and a crime against all of humanity," Trump said. "Hate has no place in America. In one voice, our nation must condemn racism, big...