President Donald Trump addressed the nation on Monday morning, calling for action on mental health treatment over new gun control measures as the nation mourned mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, that claimed 31 lives and left many more wounded.
In televised remarks, Trump — who has set a divisive tone in his nearly three years in office by speaking scornfully of migrants and people of color, and by seemingly encouraging white nationalists — said the nation had to speak with “one voice … to condemn racism, bigotry, and white supremacy.”
“Hatred warps the mind, ravages the heart, and devours the soul,” Trump said.
It didn’t take long before members of Pennsylvania’s delegation to Capitol Hill weighed in with their views. Here is what every member of Congress from Pennsylvania had to say about Trump’s remarks and the weekend’s mass shootings.
Originally posted by the Pennsylvania Capital Stare. Read more here.