Mike Pence, Karen Pence visit Texas after deadly church shooting

12 Novembre, 2017, 02:11 | Auteur: Lynn Cook
  • Reports of Shots Fired in Town Where Pence Will Attend Vigil

Prior to their flight, Cuellar, whose district includes Sutherland Springs, spoke to CBS News regarding the aftermath of the deadly shooting.

They immediately headed in a processional straight to Brooke Army Medical Center where they met with victims still recovering from the shooting. "They have the prayers of the American people".

Greg Abbott greeted them on the tarmac.

But Trump is unavailable. We will find out why this information was not properly reported in 2012, and we will work with leaders in Congress to ensure that this never happens again. A lot of communities haven't seen anything like this before. Everybody knows everybody that got hurt.

He called Pence "very compassionate".

After the hospital visit, Pence and his entourage will head to the Sutherland Springs church.

This isn't Pence's first trip to Texas to represent the administration in the wake of disaster. His empathetic, hands-on approach drew markedly better reviews than a more sterile visit by Trump two days earlier, when the president stuck to official briefings and didn't cross paths with anyone but politicians, emergency personnel and disaster agency chiefs.