Obama: U.S. Gun Deaths Dwarf Terrorism Deaths
President Barack Obama said yesterday that the number of gun-related deaths in America “dwarfs any deaths that happen through terrorism” following the horrific, on-air murders of two Virginia journalists.
His remarks to WPVI came after 24-year-old Alison Parker and 27-year-old Adam Ward were gunned down by a former colleague on live television.
"It breaks my heart every time you read or hear about these kinds of incidents," President Obama told WPVI. "What we know is that the number of people who die from gun-related incidents around this country dwarfs any deaths that happen through terrorism.”
Former Clinton administration aide David Goodfriend said today on “America’s Newsroom” that America spends billions of dollars on terror attacks on U.S. soil, but that Congress fails to take action as Americans are gunned down in the street daily.
Tucker Carlson called the discussion “mindless,” and he said it’s “disgusting” that politicians on the left “draw broad and silly conclusions from tragedies like this."