Published: Sat, February 17, 2018
Business | By Max Garcia

Trump says he's headed to Florida

Trump says he's headed to Florida

Details are still unfolding in Wednesday's shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school.

"We need to step back", Ryan said, and "pull together", adding now is "not the time to jump to conclusions".

"President Trump, you say "what can you do", you can stop the guns from getting into these children's hands".

Kimmel, who was visibly shaken, continued by speaking directly to Trump.

The presidential proclamation says: "Our Nation grieves with those who have lost loved ones in the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida".

It was the deadliest school shooting in the USA since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, in December 2012, when a troubled young man killed 20 children and six adults.

"We have to make sure that people that are terrorists or have even an inclination toward terrorism can not buy weapons, guns", Trump told ABC News past year. The so-called "Trump Slump"-where some people no longer feel the need to make a political statement against a relatively anti-gun White House by buying guns-was one factor cited in the recent Remington bankruptcy".

"Because you guys said that after Las Vegas. Nothing. You've literally done nothing". Chris Murphy, D-Conn., took to the Senate floor to criticize congressional inaction on gun issues. Yet one of his first acts as president was to unto Obama-era regulations meant to keep guns out of the hands of the dangerously mentally ill.

Appearing on Fox News, White House spokesman Raj Shah said the administration will be looking into a host of potential policy prescriptions going forward, with "mental health and school safety at the forefront". "And this time we're not going to allow you to bow your head in prayer for two weeks until you get the all-clear and move on to the next thing". "You have the famous presidential bully pulpit - and you also have Twitter..."

This number seems to be a reference to a study by the group Everytown for Gun Safety, according to ABC News, with the correct statistic being eight school shootings that were intentional and resulted in injury or death.

The GOP-controlled Congress has taken few concrete steps to address access to guns or improving mental health following past massacres, including the deadliest shooting in modern American history that took place in Las Vegas previous year.

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