Mr Biden delivered remarks by the grand staircase of the White House on Wednesday 24 May to remember the victims of the massacre.
“The president will remember those lost in Uvalde and reiterate his call for Republicans in Congress to act and help stop the epidemic of gun violence that has become the No. 1 killer of kids in America,” a White House official said earlier in the day.
Kamala Harris, the vice president, released a statement on Wednesday morning remembering the names of every child and adult who were killed in the shooting.
“Today, our nation continues to mourn for those lost, to pray for their families who must bear the unbearable, and to grieve for a country in which violence like this - even in elementary school classrooms - is sickeningly common,” the statement read.
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