Obamas to attend Fort Hood memorial
April 6th, 2014
11:23 AM ET
7 months ago

Obamas to attend Fort Hood memorial

(CNN) - President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend Wednesday's memorial service for the victims of last week's shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, a top White House official announced.

Obama vowed after the shootings that "We're going to get to the bottom of exactly what happened" at Fort Hood, where three soldiers were killed and 16 wounded Wednesday afternoon by a soldier who then took his own life. Investigators have identified the killer as Spc. Ivan Lopez, a 34-year-old Iraq war veteran with a history of depression and anxiety.

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  1. Gurgyl

    Ban all the guns, boy, it is ridiculous, silly, stupid. This second amendment is bs, man made, we can cut it altogether.

    April 6, 2014 11:33 am at 11:33 am |
  2. Tampa Tim

    Rubio, ugh, voted nay on every bill in the senate this week. While a rooster can be trained to keep pecking at the same spot to get his kernels of corn, Floridians might be better to elect a chicken instead of a tea bagger who does not represent us.

    April 6, 2014 11:54 am at 11:54 am |
  3. Jeff Brown in Jersey

    This is a caring and compassionate president. Of course, the right wing haters will call it a photo op, or vacation. They are so clever and original!

    April 6, 2014 12:54 pm at 12:54 pm |
  4. Sarah/Dumfries,VA

    GOD bless the Obama's & Dems for their GODLY work(thanks for ACA)they will win BIG in 2014 & 2016 & make peoples life in America & the world easier(no war)

    April 6, 2014 01:14 pm at 1:14 pm |
  5. Pk duster

    I was in vietnam never had trouble then how nut get a i.45 pistol they must think this is the old west

    April 6, 2014 03:41 pm at 3:41 pm |
  6. Pk duster

    If you let a guy carry a gun under his clothing he thinks hes billy the kid what do you expect

    April 6, 2014 03:44 pm at 3:44 pm |