A visibly shaken up President Obama just gave a brief statement to assembled members of the White House press corps to address last night’s tragic murder of 9 people in South Carolina. Video:

But toward the end of his remarks, the president did get political and express his frustration that the climate in D.C. is such that he can’t get any of his gun control legislation passed. He went on to say that, “it’s important for the American people to come to grips with this, how to deal with issue of gun violence collectively.”