Ivanka Trump on mass shooting: 'Our hearts are with Jacksonville'

Ivanka Trump on mass shooting: 'Our hearts are with Jacksonville'
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Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpIvanka Trump endorses Nikki Haley's daughter for student vice president Trump, Harris, Ocasio-Cortez, Charlie Kirk among Twitter's most-engaged users Ivanka must recalibrate her paid family leave plan to make it tenable MORE on Sunday said "our hearts are with Jacksonville" after a mass shooting in Florida reportedly left several people dead or wounded.

"As we await further details, our hearts are with Jacksonville and all those affected by today’s tragic mass shooting," the president's daughter and senior adviser tweeted. 

Other public figures offered support and condolences following the shooting, which took place at a video game tournament and reportedly left the suspect dead.


"Horrifying news from #Jacksonville this afternoon," Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOn The Money: Dems set Tuesday vote on Trump's emergency declaration | Most Republicans expected to back Trump | Senate plots to avoid fall shutdown drama | Powell heading before Congress Brown, Rubio trade barbs over ‘dignity of work’ as Brown mulls presidential bid The Hill's Morning Report — Emergency declaration to test GOP loyalty to Trump MORE (R-Fla.) tweeted. "Have spoken to local authorities & am still awaiting more information on this shooting. Situation still unfolding, law enforcement is asking everyone to avoid the area. #Sayfie" 

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement that President TrumpDonald John TrumpAverage tax refunds down double-digits, IRS data shows White House warns Maduro as Venezuela orders partial closure of border with Colombia Trump administration directs 1,000 more troops to Mexican border MORE has been notified and is monitoring the situation. 

"My heart breaks for more of my fellow Floridians today," Rep. Ted DeutchTheodore (Ted) Eliot DeutchHouse panel advances bill to expand background checks for gun sales Whitaker takes grilling from House lawmakers Parkland father on Gaetz advocating for border wall in gun violence hearing: 'Pretty offensive' MORE (D-Fla.) tweeted. "For more families whose lives will never be the same, for another grieving community, and for the generation raised in a country that has allowed horrific shootings to become commonplace, we must say, 'enough.' ENOUGH!"

In another tweet, he said "politicians offering only thoughts and prayers are acting cowardly." 

In June, researchers reported there had been 154 mass shootings in the U.S. in 2018