Trump Says He Would’ve Taken on Parkland Shooter: ‘I’d Run in There Even if I Didn’t Have a Weapon’
President Donald Trump wants the country’s governors to know how brave he is.
In talking about the guards that didn’t go into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the President said this:
“You don’t know until you’re tested, but I think––I really believe I’d run in there even if I didn’t have a weapon. And I think most of the people in this room would have done that too.”
Despite his bravado, however, the president did call for stronger school safety measures.
“I think we’ll make that first on our list, because we have to end our country of what’s happening with respect to that subject,” the president said. He wants to turn “grief into action,” and though “our nation is heartbroken,” action must be taken to solve the problem.
Trump also disclosed at one point that he had lunch with NRA President Wayne LaPierre and NRA Chief Lobbyist Chris Cox and they discussed the issue of school safety.
He called for stricter background checks, though he also boasted there’s no bigger fan of the Second Amendment than him.
You can watch a clip above, via Fox News.
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