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President Trump addressed the nation from the White House Thursday morning to send condolences to the families of the 17 victims killed at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. 

"Today I speak to a nation in grief," said president Trump. "To every parent, teacher and child who's hurting so badly: we are here for you, whatever you need, whatever we can do to ease your pain."

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After passing their respective tax overhaul bill, the U.S. House and Senate are trying to reconcile the differences in their legislation. While they do that, President Trump is making a renewed pitch to the American people about the importance of overhauling the tax code. Watch the speech live as it happens, and read President Trump's remarks with context and analysis from journalists across NPR.