Trump calls Pittsburgh synagogue attack ‘evil’ anti-Semitism

  • Andrew Harnik / Associated Press

    Children in the audience listen as President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Ill., Saturday.

MURPHYSBORO, Ill. — President Donald Trump mourned the dead and forcefully condemned anti-Semitism after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead. But faced with another national tragedy, he did not long turn his focus away from the midterm elections or himself.