We're very happy to hear that he's doing this.
In light of the horrific shootings over the weekend that left six people dead and 14 wounded, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, President Barack Obama has announced plans to travel to Tucson, Arizona, so he and First Lady Michelle can be present at the memorial service for the victims and pay his respects to their grieving families.
He said yesterday in a statement:
"All of us are still grieving and in shock from the tragedy that took place. Right now, the main thing we're doing is to offer our thoughts and prayers to those who've been impacted — making sure that we're joining together and pulling together as a country."
Such an unbelievable tragedy.
Hopefully his visit will bring at least some comfort to those affected by these horrific and unnecessary acts of violence.
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