Attention has shifted to law enforcement’s failure to stop the Parkland, Florida shooting.
Donald Trump stepped into that debate on Monday.
And all hell broke loose when he said how he would have responded to the gunman.
At an event at the White House, President Trump declared that if he was at the school that day, he would have charged into the building even if he was unarmed.
He contrasted that to the Broward Country deputy who ducked for cover and remained outside the school while the madman massacred 17 students and teachers.
NBC News reports:
“President Donald Trump said Monday that he would have charged into a Florida school during the shooting there earlier this month even if he were unarmed.
“I really believe I’d run in there even if I didn’t have a weapon,” Trump told governors meeting at the White House to discuss school safety.
Trump slammed as “frankly, disgusting” the armed school guard who remained outside the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 students and teachers dead. The president also criticized several deputies who failed to immediately enter the school, telling the governors that the law enforcement officers “weren’t exactly Medal of Honor winners.”
“The way they performed was really a disgrace,” he said.”
The Broward County Sheriff’s office has come under fire as new details come to light in their failure to stop the killer before the shooting.
In addition, to the deputy cowering outside the school, the sheriff’s office responded to 39 calls about the gunman and took no action.
Trump has used this as evidence to support his push to allow teachers to conceal carry in schools.
If the government isn’t going to keep children safe, armed citizens are the only line of defense.
The President has also argued that gun free zones provide targets for killers because they know their targets are defenseless and these madmen will face no incoming fire.
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