Officials at the White House, led by President Donald Trump, are strongly condemning the attacks on two New Zealand mosques overnight. Forty-nine people were killed.
My warmest sympathy and best wishes goes out to the people of New Zealand after the horrible massacre in the Mosques. 49 innocent people have so senselessly died, with so many more seriously injured. The U.S. stands by New Zealand for anything we can do. God bless all!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 15, 2019
We send our condolences & prayers to the families of those who perished in the horrific mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand. We condemn this attack on people of faith in the strongest terms. America stands with @JacindaArdern & the people of New Zealand. God be with you— Vice President Mike Pence (@VP) March 15, 2019
“The United States strongly condemns the attack in Christchurch. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. We stand in solidarity with the people of New Zealand and their government against this vicious act of hate.”— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) March 15, 2019
49 innocent people were slaughtered in their place of worship during the terrorist attack on Christchurch Mosques.— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) March 15, 2019
We join New Zealand and Muslim communities around the world in condemnation of this evil as we pray for the families of each victim and grieve together.
Hearts broken for the 49 innocent victims of at the Christchurch mosques.— Kellyanne Conway (@KellyannePolls) March 15, 2019
Condemn hate and evil.
Pray for grieving families.
In addition, the State Department is offering condolences and support to the country during this difficult time.
.@SecPompeo: I offer my personal condolences to the nation of New Zealand in the wake of the grotesque mosques attacks in Christchurch. The thoughts and prayers of the American people are with the victims and their families. pic.twitter.com/vcJCxAqwEc— Department of State (@StateDept) March 15, 2019