Biden applauds first responders, civilians who 'jumped into action' during Brooklyn subway attack

President Biden took a moment during his speech in Iowa on Thursday to praise the New York City first responders and civilians who "jumped into action" after a gunman opened fire on a Brooklyn subway earlier that morning.

"My wife Jill and I are praying for those that are injured, and all those touched by that trauma," Biden said. "And we're grateful for all the first responders who jumped into action, including civilians ... who didn't hesitate to help their fellow passengers and try to shield them."

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