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Rep. Mark Takano on President Obama's visit to Hiroshima




HIROSHIMA, JAPAN - MAY 27:  U.S. President Barack Obama gives flowers during his visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on May 27, 2016 in Hiroshima, Japan. It is the first time U.S. President makes an official visit to Hiroshima, the site where the atomic bomb was dropped in the end of World War II on August 6, 1945.  (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)
HIROSHIMA, JAPAN - MAY 27: U.S. President Barack Obama gives flowers during his visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on May 27, 2016 in Hiroshima, Japan. It is the first time U.S. President makes an official visit to Hiroshima, the site where the atomic bomb was dropped in the end of World War II on August 6, 1945. (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)
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President Obama visited Hiroshima, Japan in the early morning hours Pacific Time today.

In a speech at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, he decried the use of nuclear weapons and paid homage to the victims of the atomic bomb blast that killed 140,000 people.

"Seventy-one years ago, on a bright cloudless morning, death fell from the sky and the world was changed. A flash of light and a wall of fire destroyed a city and demonstrated the mankind possessed the means to destroy itself."

Representative Mark Takano of Riverside urged President Obama to take that trip. He joined Take Two for his reaction to the President's remarks today.

To hear the full interview, click the blue player above.