"sadness overwhelms the soul": Politicians and celebrities react to Texas elementary school shooting


At least 18 students and 1 adult were killed. Elementary school shooting incident In Uvalde, Texas, Governor Greg Abbott said Tuesday. Several celebrities, from politicians to celebrities, have reacted to the tragic shootings that took place on social media.

“Lord, that’s enough. Little children and their teachers. Fainted. Angry. Heartbroken.” First Lady Jill Biden Tweet.

Vice President Kamala Harris speaking at an event on Tuesday night condemned the shooting And they urged policy changes to ensure that this never happens again.

“I would usually say at moments like this,” Harris said. “All of us would of course say that our hearts are broken. But our hearts keep breaking.” “I think — there are too many elected leaders in this room and you know what I’m talking about. Every time a tragedy like this happens, our hearts are broken, and our hearts are broken by their families. And it keeps happening.”

Former President Barack Obama said, “May God bless the memory of the victims, heal the brokenhearted and bind up their wounds according to the words of the Bible.” Tweet.

Former President Bill Clinton also shared it. statement “My heart breaks for the families who sent their children and loved ones to school today at Rob Elementary School in Yuvalde, Texas,” he tweeted. “Our lives will never be the same.”

“Now is the time to act,” he added.

Former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton Tweet: “Thoughts and prayers alone are not enough. In a few years we are becoming a country of grievous screams. We need only legislators who are willing to stop the catastrophe of gun violence in America that is killing our children.”

Texas Governor Candidate Beto O’Rourke previously served in the US House of Representatives and is running for president in 2020. Tweet: “Our broken hearts are with Uvalde.” He also retweeted a message from University Healthcare. donating blood to help victims of shooting.

Senator Cory Booker said, “The kids were going to school today and they were killed in a shooting. Another American society has been shattered by the shooting.” Tweet. “Another thought and prayer. If we do nothing to end the violent, ruthless and preventable shootings in our county, that is an empty statement.”

Many have asked for more than thought and prayer. Instead, it called for action from the US government.

Senator Mitt Romney said: “Sorrow overwhelms the soul. Children are slaughtered, lives are lost. Parents are heartbroken. It is incomprehensible.” Tweet. “We express our prayers and condolences, but we know that it is terribly inappropriate. We must find an answer.”

Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele said 14 children and a teacher were killed in a shooting at an elementary school in Texas. Tweet. “Another school shooting. Again, mom and dad will lose children. Politicians will ‘shock’ and ‘prayer’. We move in a week. Again.”

David Hogg, a student at Parkland, Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School It also responded to the shooting on Tuesday when a gunman opened fire in 2018, killing 17 people.

“We have to do something. We know what we don’t agree on. We need to focus on what we can do, even if it’s small.” Tweet. “No more debates, thoughts and prayers. Bipartisan action is needed.”

Many celebrities have also responded to the tragedy.

“My thoughts and prayers go to the families who have lost loved ones and were injured at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas!” lebron james Tweet. “Sometimes is enough!!! These kids are kids and we keep harming them at school. Seriously like ‘AT SCHOOL’ where it’s considered the safest!”

“People must stop… Pray for all families in Texas” Tweet Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Maholmes.

Rapper Offset said, “Prayer for the people in Texas are the murdered children smh the world needs a god smh” Tweet.

The shooter also died, according to Abbott. order Flags of countries hoisted by class staff.

President Biden also ordered the American flag to be half-flyed by May 28. speak About a late shoot on Tuesday night.

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