President Biden reacts to the Atlanta, GA shootings

He hesitated to confirm they were racially motivated.

Video Transcript

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JOE BIDEN: I was just on the telephone briefed by the Attorney General of the United States and the director of the FBI. And the investigation is ongoing, and the question of motivation is still to be determined. But whatever the motivation here, I know that Asian-Americans are in very, uh, very concerned. Because as you know, I've been speaking about the brutality against Asian-Americans for the last couple months, and I think it is very, very troubling. But I make no connection at this moment to the motivation of the killer. I'm waiting for an answer from-- as the investigation proceeds from the FBI and from the Justice Department. So-- And-- That's-- So I'll have more to say when the investigation is completed.

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