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President Obama Visits Newtown, CT, Consoles Families Of Shooting Victims

NEWTOWN, CT - DECEMBER 16: U.S. President Barack Obama waits to speak at an interfaith vigil for the shooting victims from Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 16, 2012 at Newtown High School in Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty-six people were shot dead, including twenty children, after a gunman identified as Adam Lanza opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Lanza also reportedly had committed suicide at the scene. A 28th person, believed to be Nancy Lanza, found dead in a house in town, was also believed to have been shot by Adam Lanza. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama visits Newtown, Connecticut

December 17, 2012

U.S. President Barack Obama attended a vigil on Sunday in Newtown, Connecticut to join the friends and loved ones of the 20 children and 7 adults who lost their lives in the shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school. Obama addressed those gathered in the auditorium and those watching on television, pledging to prevent further tragedies like this one from happening again. You can watch President Obama's speech in full here.

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