The Latest: Trump calls 2 mass shootings 'evil attacks'

President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Donald Trump speaks about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Monday...
President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he and first lady Melania Trump walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, S...
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, as they arrive ...
President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, speaks to the media about the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, before...
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, as they arrive ...
President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (A...
President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (A...

President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

President Donald Trump speaks about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Monday...

President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he and first lady Melania Trump walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, S...

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, as they arrive ...

President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, speaks to the media about the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, before...

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, as they arrive ...

President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (A...

President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (A...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio (all times local):

10:20 a.m.

President Donald Trump is calling the recent mass shootings "evil attacks" that are crimes "against all humanity" and says unity must replace hatred in society.

Trump gave a speech from the White House on Monday following weekend shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that left 29 people dead and dozens wounded. He called the shootings "barbaric slaughters."

Trump says "in one voice, our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy."

He urges Democrats and Republicans to set aside partisanship and find solutions to violence.

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7:25 a.m.

President Donald Trump says Washington "must come together" in the wake of two mass shootings this weekend to "get strong background checks" for gun users. But he is providing no details on what sort of legislation he would support.

Trump, who will make remarks later Monday, tweeted about the weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 29 dead and dozens wounded. He said: "We can never forget them, and those many who came before them."

The Democrat-led House has passed a gun control bill that includes fixes to the nation's firearm background check system, but it has languished in the GOP-controlled Senate.

Trump suggested Monday that a background check bill could be paired with his long-sought effort to toughen the nation's immigration system. But he didn't say how.