Trump Responds To Russia Subway Blast: ‘Absolutely A Terrible Thing’

AP

President Donald Trump on Monday called a bombing of the St. Petersburg subway “a terrible thing.”

“Terrible. Terrible thing. Happening all over the world. Absolutely a terrible thing,” Trump told reporters who asked about the attack during a roundtable meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at the White House.

A bomb blast on a subway train in St. Petersburg Monday killed at least 10 people and wounded dozens more.

Watch Trump’s statement below via CNBC:

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Matt Shuham is a news writer for TPM. He was previously assistant editor of The National Memo and managing editor of the Harvard Political Review. He is available by email at mshuham@talkingpointsmemo.com and on Twitter @mattshuham.

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK