Donald Trump, Barack Obama take to Twitter after Kobe Bryant's shocking death

President Donald Trump was among those who took to Twitter on Sunday after the sudden death of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.

Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash early on Sunday morning outside of Los Angeles. He was 41.

Trump called the crash “terrible news” on Twitter. He then shared a lengthier tribute to Bryant on Instagram later on Sunday night.

Trump wasn’t the only politician to take to social media in the wake of Bryant’s death. Several other notable figures, including former President Barack Obama, presidential candidate Andrew Yang and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) joined him.

Donald Trump was among those who took to Twitter after Kobe Bryant's death on Sunday. (AP/David Zalubowski)

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