"I don't understand. I turned 18 the day after (the shooting)". "Teachers already shoulder a huge burden when it comes to educating properly, due to lack of funding, support and resources and making sure their students are taken care of emotionally. That's good", he said.
Julia Cordover, a senior class president at the school, was one of a number of students who pressed Trump to ensure that "no person in this world will ever have to go through" such a tragedy again. "If you harden the sites you're not going to have this problem ..."
The additional guns would be inside schools.
The people assembled for the White House meeting on Wednesday included parents of students killed in massacres at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, and Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. He said it would take too many security guards to protect a school campus. I don't want to tell my son 'you're going to have to participate in an active shooter drill.
"It's an opportunity, and we would welcome Pakistan's involvement", Pentagon Chief Press Spokesperson Dana White said. "We need offensive capability".
Peck told CNN that he felt the training teachers now receive on how to recognize kids who need support is not in-depth enough. "20 percent of teachers, a lot, would now be able to immediately fire back if a savage sicko came to a school with bad intentions, '" he tweeted.
At the Conservative Political Action Committee, where the President is scheduled to speak Friday morning, voters appeared ready to follow Trump's lead. "These teachers love their students, and the students love their teachers, and these teachers are talented with weaponry and with guns".
The president said he has spoken with Republican congressional leaders - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc. - about actions to promote school safety.
Trump also stressed he would push for an end to the sale on bump stocks, which allow rifles to shoot hundreds of rounds a minute and which were used during a mass shooting in Las Vegas previous year. "Congress is in a mood to finally do something on this issue - I hope!" And also video games. "We need to keep guns out of schools, not add more guns to schools, and we work in close partnership with the NYPD to ensure the safety of all school buildings".
US President Donald Trump, defending his controversial proposal to arm some of America's teachers, said on Friday (Feb 23) that a teacher with a gun would have "shot the hell" out of the teenager who went on a shooting rampage last week at a Florida high school.
Some parents News 12 Long Island spoke with agreed, saying that a student could possibly wind up with a teachers gun.
A bipartisan bill to change current law and give ATF the authority to ban the devices was filed in the House by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, and Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev.
In recent days, Trump has endorsed modest gun control measures, including expanded background checks and increasing the age of purchase of semi-automatic weapons to 21 - but he did not expand on these ideas at CPAC, where delegates oppose gun control measures as infringements on Second Amendment gun rights.
Nelson also called for "common-sense solutions", including outlawing certain firearms.