Here's a look at how President Obama has responded to mass shootings in the United States during his time in office. (Ashleigh Joplin/The Washington Post)

This story was originally posted on June 18, 2015. It was updated Sunday, in the wake of the deadliest shooting in American history at Pulse nightclub in Orlando early Sunday morning.

Since President Obama took office in 2009, there have been dozens of mass shooting incidents across the United States. In some, the president has taken time to issue a statement or publicly address the tragedy, including the day following the shooting in Charleston, S.C.

The timeline below attempts to capture some of those speeches and statements. There's a repetition to them: a reference to the Bible, an expression of his and the nation's mourning. The sentiment it leaves you with is clear: What else can you say?