By Justin Sink - 07/20/12 05:28 PM EDT
"Our hearts break with the sadness of this unspeakable tragedy," Romney said. "Ann and I join the president and first lady and all Americans in offering our deepest condolences to those whose lives were shattered in a few moments of evil."
The presumptive Republican nominee said he stood "before you today not as a candidate, but as a father, a grandfather, a husband and an American."
Read more on Romney's remarks on The Hill's Blog Briefing Room.