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Obama: "This is a day for prayer"

Friday, July 20, 2012 - 01:34

July 20 - After a gunman kills at least 12 people in a suburban Denver movie theater, U.S. President Barack Obama says: ''This, I think, is a day for prayer.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama, in a short but moving speech in which he spoke as the parent of two young daughters, said he was putting aside his re-election campaign on Friday to focus on the tragedy of a deadly shooting in Aurora, Colorado. "There are going to be other days for politics. This, I think, is a day for prayer and reflection," Obama told supporters at a previously scheduled campaign event that he cut short to address the incident in a suburb of Denver that killed 12.

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Obama: "This is a day for prayer"

Friday, July 20, 2012 - 01:34