US President Donald Trump has arrived in Las Vegas to pay his respects to the victims and the survivors of a deadly shooting spree perpetrated by Stephen Paddock that left 59 dead and 527 injured in its wake.
Trump also praised the efforts of the first responders, whom he described as "heroes", "who saved countless lives in Las Vegas on Sunday night."
On behalf of a GRATEFUL NATION, THANK YOU to all of the First Responders (HEROES) who saved countless lives in Las Vegas on Sunday night. pic.twitter.com/ZxuMYWnNHv— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 5 октября 2017 г.
Meanwhile, other Twitter users started discussing how the President was handling this sordid affair.
Some people were not amused by what Trump had to say about the massacre and its perpetrator.
Trump visits Las Vegas after attack:— Impeach Donald Trump (@Impeach_D_Trump) 4 октября 2017 г.
'It’s a very, very sad day for me, personally'
It's always about him, of course!
Trump called the Vegas shooter 'a very sick man?' I'd call him a son of a bitch but, I guess Trump reserves that term for the real bad guys.— Cyrus McQueen (@CyrusMMcQueen) 4 октября 2017 г.
Trump in Las Vegas read scripted sympathetic words off a teleprompter like he was reading a foreign language.— LiberalsAreSmarter (@SmartLiberal) 4 октября 2017 г.
Others appeared appreciative of the US President’s actions.
President Trump in Las Vegas.— Deplorable Sandy🇺🇸 (@sandyHuggy) 4 октября 2017 г.
Amazing reaction when he disembarks AF1. Touching remarks at hospital and LE departmnthttps://t.co/jOYqB9R6Ny
❤️To live in the hearts of others is to never die❤️— MAGAPatriot🇺🇸Steve (@wiley_steve) 4 октября 2017 г.
"In the depths of horror we will always find hope"
— Donald J Trump (Las Vegas 10/4/17) https://t.co/vCKp4Cij8e
Watching Pres Trump in Las Vegas today. Prouder of him with each passing day. This man has handled 3 natural disasters far better than most.— Ole Anderson (@KINGOLEANDERSON) 5 октября 2017 г.