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Let's bring in chief White House correspondent Ed Henry live in Newtown.
Add your thoughts about the president's remarks you know we.
Talked about how wasn't going to be a policy speech and this was about healing and comfort in this town.
But clearly there was a message here that the nation is not doing enough to -- keep kids safe.
And while it wasn't specific in its policy prescriptions.
It was suggest suggestive.
-- -- It certainly wasn't what back to my notes that I looked at 10 what what advisor told me before the speech was that it was not a policy symposium that it was going to be.
A speech that was going to be conducive to the venue of of of prayer vigil.
And you're right there wasn't any specific policy proposals there was never the words gun control uttered.
There was never assault weapons ban -- anything specific like that.
But make no mistake he was referring specifically to the idea when he said in the weeks ahead he would be talking to law enforcement officials and others.
To figure out how we're gonna better protect our children and I wrote when he said what choice do we have are we prepared to say -- too.
Powerless to do something you're absolutely right while they telegraphed that he wasn't gonna give a policy address and -- specific policy proposals.
He made it quite clear that in the weeks ahead.
He's planning to take dramatic action on this issue as you know from hearing Mayor Bloomberg and others this morning on the Sunday shows elsewhere.
They're gonna hold his feet to the fire he doesn't follow up on that so that will be -- the days ahead.
Two other quick things one when the president was reading the names of each child near the end.
And reporters inside the room are telling us that they heard weeping in heaving from adults.
Adults who were hearing those children's names that is something that sticks with you and finally.
But the governor introduce the president.
Instead that back stage the president had told the governor.
That Friday was the toughest day of his presidency having covered him for four years now and you think back.
To war in Afghanistan the financial crisis that is affected so many Americans.
Their finances and they've struggled the unemployed in this country etc.
and the fact that the president himself said.
Tucson Aurora Wisconsin.
Many other shootings the fact that he said Friday was the worst day of his presidency tells you the depth of this of this terrible terrible tragedy for a Henry thank you and wasn't powerful speech --
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