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Trump "deeply saddened" by Virginia shooting

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The White House has issued a statement by President Trump in response to this morning's shooting at the Republican Congressional baseball practice in Virginia:

The Vice President and I are aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring developments closely. We are deeply saddened by this tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of Congress, their staffs, Capitol Police, first responders, and all others affected.

Later, Trump tweeted in response to the attack:

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