Tuesday afternoon, President Barack Obama is set to speak in Dallas to help comfort the city.
Obama will speak directly to those affected by the loss. Monday, he described the attack as a “hate crime” meeting with police-association officials, Politico reported. The hope is that his speech will bring unity to the nation.
“It’s important for a president to speak to the better angels of our nation,” said Karen Hughes, a longtime adviser to former President George W. Bush. “To bring us together. To give voice to our grief. To give thanks to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.”
Coming to Dallas by invitation of Mayor Mike Rawlings, who has lead the city since the attacks.
The President arrives at Love Field at 12:00 P.M. and will speak at 12:40 P.M. at an interfaith ceremony Tuesday at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center to an audience of elected officials and law enforcement will be in attendance.
Those who want to watch the coverage can view it at Klyde Warren Park or watch it streaming at whitehouse.gov .