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Trump repealed rule to block mentally ill people from buying guns

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President Trump tweeted Thursday that Americans need to be more vigilant about people with mental illness to prevent school shootings - but a year ago this month he revoked an Obama-era rule that would have blocked some mentally ill people from buying guns. “So many signs that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed, even expelled...
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WATCH: After Parkland shooting, some call for mental health reforms

WATCH: After Parkland shooting, some call for mental health reforms

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Prominent GOP lawmakers cite mental illness for the latest school shooting.
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In Response to Florida Shooting, Trump Focuses on Mental Health Over Gun Restrictions

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Mr. Trump's remarks came in the face of criticism that the White House had not done enough to reassure the public in the hours following one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history.
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Trump ended rule to block mentally ill from getting guns

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The action was one of his earliest as president.
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Playbook Power Briefing: Trump makes no specific call for policy change after shooting

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NEWS - GRACE KOH, special assistant to the president for technology, telecommunications and cybersecurity policy at the NEC, is leaving the White House. GAIL SLATER, previously general counsel of the Internet Association, is joining the administration. Good Thursday afternoon. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP said he was making plans to visit Parkland, Florida, in a speech Thursday morning. Trump: “We are all joined together as one American family and your suffering is our burden also. No child, no teacher should ever be in danger in an American school.” He made no call for any specific policy...
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Trump makes no mention of guns in speech addressing ‘terrible violence' of Florida school shooting

Trump makes no mention of guns in speech addressing ‘terrible violence' of Florida school shooting

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump struck a solemn tone Thursday after the deadly school shooting in Florida, describing a “scene of terrible violence, hatred and evil” and promising to “tackle the difficult issue of mental health,” but avoiding any mention of guns.
Taking up the now-familiar ritual of public consolation after terrible violence, Trump spoke from the White House Diplomatic Room. In a slow, deliberate style, he sought to reassure a troubled nation as well as students' families and shooting survivors in Florida.
“We are all joined together as one American family, and your...
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Trump addresses Parkland mass shooting, doesn't mention guns once

Trump addresses Parkland mass shooting, doesn't mention guns once

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In his fourth address to the nation following a mass shooting, President Donald Trump failed to mention the word “gun” once. The president instead chose to talk about mental health issues in broad, general terms, without offering any specific policies.
“We are committed to working with state and local leaders to help secure our schools and tackle the difficult issue of mental health,” said Trump. “Later this month I will be meeting with the nation's governors and attorney generals , where making our schools and our children safer will be our top priority.”
He added, “It is not enough to...
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Donald Trump Puts Focus On Mental Health In First Remarks After Florida School Shooting

Donald Trump Puts Focus On Mental Health In First Remarks After Florida School Shooting

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He didn't use the word "gun" once.
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Trump cites mental health in shooting, no mention of guns

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The White House says President Donald Trump will address the nation about the Florida school shooting at 8 a.m. PST.
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President Trump cites mental health in shooting, no mention of guns

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump struck a solemn tone Thursday after the deadly school shooting in Florida, describing a "scene of terrible violence, hatred and evil" and promising to "tackle the difficult issue of mental health," but avoiding any mention of guns. Taking up the now-familiar ritual of public consolation after terrible violence, Trump spoke from the White House Diplomatic Room. In a slow, deliberate style, he sought to reassure a troubled nation as well as students' families and shooting survivors in Florida.
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Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles

Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles

Trump has spent the past two days listening to ideas about how to stem gun violence at schools after last week's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Read more ...

Russians get 1st gold thanks to 15-year-old Alina Zagitova

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Sheriff: Marjory Stoneman Douglas school resource officer resigns, stayed...

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Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel revealed on Thursday that the school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is no longer on the job. Read more ...

Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, bringing death toll to 4

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Grand jury indicts Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on invasion of privacy charge

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Special counsel brings new tax charges against Paul Manafort and business...

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