In a rare Sunday appearance on NBC's "Meet The Press," President Obama offered some additional thoughts on the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting.
"That was the worst day of my presidency, and it's not something I want to see repeated," Obama said, saying the tragedy hit close to home.
The president said new gun control laws won't happen if the public doesn't speak up and demand them. He was wary of the push to deal with the problem of school shootings by arming teachers and faculty.
(Photo: President Barack Obama wipes away a tear while speaking about the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Credit: AP)