Tuesday morning, Americans awoke to the horrifying news that Brussels had been hit by multiple bombing attacks. Here's how the presidential candidates reacted:
My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those killed and wounded, and all the people of Belgium. -H— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 22, 2016
These terrorists seek to undermine the democratic values that are the foundation of our way of life. They will never succeed. -H— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 22, 2016
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX):
Cruz also addressed the press, saying that Americans do not need to be lectured about Islamophobia.
Gov. John Kasich:
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT):
We offer our deepest condolences to the families who lost loved ones in this barbaric attack and to the people of Brussels.— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) March 22, 2016
Full Sanders statement on attacks in Belgium: pic.twitter.com/61Pn71tCAd— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) March 22, 2016
Do you all remember how beautiful and safe a place Brussels was. Not anymore, it is from a different world! U.S. must be vigilant and smart!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 22, 2016
This post has been updated.