2. SOUNDBITE (English) Rep. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader:
"The world was shocked by the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo newspaper offices in Paris. This was a horrible assault on freedom of the press but also freedom of expression for everyone and a real attack on the principles of a civil society. Of course our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the 12 people who were killed and with the people of France."
3. Wide cutaway of Pelosi at podium
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Rep. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader:
"Again it's a very sad day when you see the aftermath of what happened in Paris. Again our prayers are with the people of France and with the families of those affected."
Government leaders continue to show their support following the deadly attacks in Paris, France on a satirical weekly newspaper on Wednesday.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi expressed her condolences to France and the family of those killed during a shooting at Charlie Hebdo's offices.
Paris is holding a day of mourning for the 12 people slain during a morning editorial meeting at the hands of masked gunmen.
Authorities confirmed the identities of the suspects as Cherif Kouachi, 32, and Said Kouachi, 34, as well as 18-year old Mourad Hamyd who surrendered at a police station after learning his named was linked to the attacks.