The president wouldn't stop watching TV and ended up lashing critics instead of comforting shooting victims in El Paso and Dayton, Maggie Haberman tells CNN.
Instagram post follows "Team Mitch" tweet of cardboard gravestones, including one with the name of McConnell's Democratic opponent, Amy McGrath.
The mass shooting in El Paso "underscores the continued threat posed by domestic violent extremists and perpetrators of hate crimes," the FBI said in a statement.
The former Pennsylvania senator parroted a line often used by gun control opponents — that if everyone is armed, everyone is safer.
Trump stokes racism that "leads to violence," the ex-congressman says as the president offers "thoughts and prayers" in tardy tweet.
The spontaneous demonstration was one of several heartfelt expressions of support and condolences for the victim of the El Paso mass shooting.
Abbott once tweeted that he was "embarrassed" California was buying more guns than Texas. "Pick up the pace, Texans," he urged.