Trump Doesn’t Mention Guns During Address on Deadliest School Shooting Since Sandy Hook squib

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President Trump did not mention guns or any kind of policy pertaining to firearms during his address to the nation Thursday morning after the deadliest school shooting since Sandy Hook.

“No child, no teacher should ever be in danger in an American school. No parent should ever have to fear for their sons and daughters when they kiss them goodbye in the morning,” Trump said the morning after Nikolas Cruz, 19, allegedly shot and killed at least 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

“To every parent, teacher and child who is hurting so badly, we are here for you, whatever you need, whatever we can do, to ease your pain,” the president added. “We are all joined together as one American family and your suffering is our burden also.”

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