Trump in Bipartisan Meeting: ‘Take the Guns First, Go Through Due Process Second’
President Trump tells Senators he thinks police should have taken guns away from Nikolas Cruz, whether they had the right or not, “I don't want mentally ill people to be having guns.” pic.twitter.com/wU6L8ERlas
— Pat Ward (@WardDPatrick) February 28, 2018
During his televised meeting with bipartisan lawmakers on gun control, President Trump said the police should’ve taken the Parkland shooter’s guns away:
“The police saw that he was a problem, they didn’t take any guns away. Now, that could’ve been policing. They should’ve taken them away anyway, whether they had the right or not.”
He also said he does not believe mentally ill people should have guns.
At one point later, the President said, “I like taking the guns early.”
WATCH: President Trump: "I like taking the guns early … Take the guns first, go through due process second." pic.twitter.com/aydEZdAGq0
— NBC News (@NBCNews) February 28, 2018
He talked about the Parkland shooter again and then said, “Take the guns first, go through due process second.”
Watch above, via Fox News and MSNBC.
[image via screengrab]
Have a tip we should know? [email protected]