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Trump's response to the Christchurch mosque shootings

After a gunman killed 49 people at two mosques in New Zealand and released a manifesto claiming to have been inspired by Donald Trump, Trump's reaction was concerning. The attacks began at 8:40 p.m. Thursday 14 March 2019 in Washington's time zone. The next morning, ten hours later, Trump tweeted condolences... 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! — Unfollow Trump (@UnfollowTrump) March 15, 2019 ...but, two hours after that, he was tweeting about his self-perception as a victim in the Mueller probe. .....THIS SHOULD NEVER HAPPEN TO A PRESIDENT AGAIN! — Unfollow Trump (@UnfollowTrump) March 15, 2019 Later in the day, Trump told reporters that he had not seen the shooter's manifesto (despite the fact that this manifesto referenced hi