President Obama Speech on Shooting of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Video Jan. 8, 2011

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 10: U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House September 10, 2010 in Washington, DC. With the threat of the Democrats losing control of Congress in the midterm election, Obama answered questions on a range of topics including the performance of the U.S. economy. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Here is the Obama speech on the shooting of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords from Saturday, January 8, 2011. President Barack Obama delivered a statement on the shooting of the Democratic congresswoman and several other persons which took place in Tucson, AZ at a “Congress on Your Corner” event at Safeway supermarket. Watch live stream video below of the speech as well as breaking news updates. Thereafter come back for transcript, video and additional updates on the unfolding story.

UPDATE: Video and transcript of President Obama’s speech and live video coverage are below.

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Link Speech video replay.

Click here to read the full transcript text.

Click here to read the President’s written statement from earlier today.

Live coverage:

Live web-feed video above of updates on the shooting. The unfolding events can also be seen on CNN Live.

Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

For more updates and information on the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (picture above) and several others, as well as the deaths of Judge John Roll and four others see:

Video report…Hospital press conference

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