Barack Obama has tweeted on the White House's official Twitter account:
20 beautiful children & 6 remarkable adults. Together, we will carry on & make our country worthy of their memory. -bo #MomentForSandyHook
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The former reality TV star will follow in the footsteps of Abraham Lincoln and John F Kennedy when he takes his oath later on Friday.
The President-elect's comments on Twitter will come under even closer scrutiny when he takes office on Friday.
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