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Trump denounces white supremacy after two mass shootings Updated: 2019-08-06 07:03:22 KST

After TWO mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, which left 31 people killed and dozens more wounded, U.S. President Donald Trump gave a televised statement to the nation on the tragedies on Monday.
For more on this and other news from around the world, let's turn to our Kim Da-mi.
So Da-mi, what did Trump have to say about the recent attacks?

Mark, President Trump called for urgent action to prevent gun violence in the United States.
Speaking at the White House on Monday morning, he also said all Americans must "condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy."

“These sinister ideologies must be defeated. Hate has no place in America. Hatred warps the mind, ravages the heart and devours the soul.”

President Trump then urged for mental health law reforms for better identifying mentally disturbed individuals.
And he pointed to the Internet, social media and violent video games for radicalizing and disturbing minds.
He said he had directed the Justice Department to work with local authorities and social media companies to detect mass shooters before they strike.
Earlier on Monday, the president had urged lawmakers in a tweet to carefully watch potential gun buyers.
The statement suggested action could be linked to immigration reform.
His remarks at the White House, however, included no mention of immigration.
The city's mayor said Monday that President Trump plans to visit El Paso on Wednesday, where the Walmart attack happened.
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