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Watch President Obama's Speech at Newtown, CT Prayer Vigil

President Barack Obama leaves the White House in Washington for Connecticut, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. (Photo: AP)

​Click here to read more on the president's remarks, and see video from the event. 


President Obama is scheduled to speak at 7:00 p.m. interfaith prayer vigil for the victims of Friday's attack on Sandy Hook Elementary.  The event began roughly 45 minutes late, and as of 8:15 p.m., the president had not yet spoken.

A White House official told ABC's Jake Tapper that Obama wrote the majority of the speech himself.

Watch the speech live, via the White House:

​Editor's Note: The event has concluded, but this post will be left live so discussion can continue in the "comments" section.

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