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Trump Doesn't Care About What Actually Causes Violence

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In his Thursday morning speech responding to the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, President Donald Trump correctly noted that “it is not enough to simply take actions that make us feel like we are making a difference; we must actually make that difference.” This comment came near the end of a speech packed with condolences, platitudes, and vague promises to the 17 people who were killed on Wednesday. Though he acknowledged that reports of gunfire first brought police to the scene, not once did he utter the word guns .
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Trump and the GOP's huge hypocrisy on mental health care

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The carnage at the Parkland, Fla., high school yesterday is just the latest of the nearly 300 school shootings that...
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Broward authorities watch for copycat pranksters after school shooting, vow maximum charges

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Broward County Sheriff's office will watch for copycat threats near Parkland and will prosecute offenders.
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Warning signs may have been missed in school shooting case

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PARKLAND, Fla. - Months before authorities say Nikolas Cruz walked into his former high school and slaughtered 17 people, the troubled teen began showing what may have been missed warning signs he was bent on violence. "Im going to be a professional school shooter," a YouTube user with the screen name "Nikolas Cruz" posted in September.
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Trump cancels Orlando trip after shooting

Trump cancels Orlando trip after shooting

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President Donald Trump is cancelling a planned trip to Orlando on Friday after Thursday's deadly school shooting in Parkland.
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White House cancels Trump trip to Orlando set for Friday

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will not be traveling to Orlando, Florida to promote his infrastructure plan on Friday, White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said on Thursday.
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An armed officer at the Florida high school never encountered the gunman during the shooting, sheriff says

An armed officer at the Florida high school never encountered the gunman during the shooting, sheriff says

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There was an armed officer present on the Florida high-school campus where a mass shooting occurred Wednesday, the sheriff said.
The officer never encountered the shooter during the attack, but Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel declined to provide more details.
The suspected shooter, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, was arrested 2 miles from the school, and reportedly hid in a group of students to escape.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said the Florida high school that suffered a deadly mass shooting on Wednesday employed an armed "school resource deputy" who never encountered the...
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Fla. shooting survivors slam Trump's prayers and condolences

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Students who survived the deadly shooting school shooting in Parkland, Fla., aren't interested in the President's words - they want action.
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The Latest: Deputy accidentally fires gun at private school

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PARKLAND, Fla. - The Latest on a deadly school shooting at a Florida high school : 12:25 p.m. A sheriff's deputy responding to a report of gunfire at a private school near the site of a mass shooting a Florida high school accidentally fired his gun, injuring his leg. The Broward Sheriff's Office said in a news release that the deputy was among law enforcement officers responding to reports of shots being fired at North Broward Preparatory School on Thursday morning. He was treated for his injuries at the scene and no one else was injured.
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Trump points to mental health after Florida high school shooting

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Trump offered condolences and promised to "tackle" the mental health issue after a former Florida high school student killed 17 people.
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Florida's Republican governor just called for action to ensure people with mental illnesses can't access guns

Florida's Republican governor just called for action to ensure people with mental illnesses can't access guns

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Florida's Republican governor said Thursday that people with mental illnesses should not have access to guns.
The call for action came after Wednesday's mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school, which killed 17.
The massacre immediately prompted calls for gun control, though some top Republicans urged caution.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, said he spoke with President Donald Trump and top Republicans about preventing people with mental illnesses from accessing guns.
His remarks came just one day after a deadly shooting in a Parkland, Florida , high school that killed 17...
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The Latest: Mental health, safe schools are Trump priorities

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump's response to the Florida school shooting : 12:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says in the wake of the Florida school shooting, his administration will tackle what he's calling "the difficult issue of mental health." Trump isn't mentioning gun control in his remarks at the White House. He's urging Americans to "create a culture in our country that embraces the dignity of life that creates deep and meaningful human connections."
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Trump Says Making Schools, Children Safer to Be 'Top Priority'

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President Donald Trump urged action on mental health issues as he addressed Wednesday's school shooting at a Florida high school that claimed 17 lives and wounded 14 more.
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Teen survivors push Trump to address gun violence following Parkland school shooting

Teen survivors push Trump to address gun violence following Parkland school shooting

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The teen survivors of a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida wasted no time in calling for action on gun violence this week, even as Republican lawmakers argued it was too soon to address the issue.
Seventeen people were killed and at least 14 were injured on Wednesday after a lone gunman entered the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School campus and opened fire. Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old suspected gunman, has since been charged with 17 counts of pre-meditated murder.
The incident is the 18th school shooting in 2018, and the 40th mass shooting this year.
Information about the shooting is...
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Congressman Tells Trump To Get Off His Ass And Do Something About Guns

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Rep. Seth Moulton told Trump he needs to get off his and do something about gun violence and school shootings. Mouton tweeted after Trump offered empty prayers to the victims of the Parkland shooting: I agree with every word realDonaldTrump said here. I invite him to get off his ass and join me in...
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The GOP's hypocrisy on mass shootings has no limits. They are complicit

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By their own logic, the GOP and Trump are complicit in America's mass shooting epidemic.
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Trump says nation prays with 'heavy heart' following Florida mass shooting

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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.
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Trump Says U.S. Should Act on Mental Health After Florida Shooting

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President Donald Trump said that the nation should take unspecified action on mental health issues on Thursday.
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Grassley Says He Wants to Discuss Gun Legislation After Massacre

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A day after another school shooting massacre, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley indicated he's willing to discuss new gun measures.
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Trump says he will visit Parkland, Florida, site of high school mass shooting

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President Donald Trump said Thursday that he would visit Parkland, Fla. following the mass shooting there Wednesday, and work to tackle "the difficult issue of mental health"
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