Obama: Newtown Was My Worst Day

    WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 19:  U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks during an announcement on gun reform in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House December 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. President Obama announced that he is making an administration-wide effort to solve gun violence and has tapped Vice President Joseph Biden to lead the effort in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Alex Wong

    President Obama has had some trying experiences since he took office in January 2009, but this month’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., was the toughest. On NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday morning, the president reflected on the tragic incident, saying, “That was the worst day of my presidency, and it’s not something I want to see repeated.” Obama also  incited public demand for gun-control laws and expressed concern over the push to arm school staff.

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