Trump said the Oregon shooting could have been mitigated if somebody in the class had been armed. “I will tell you – if you had a couple of the teachers or somebody with guns in that room, you would have been a hell of a lot better off”.
“I don’t really want a nice general, you know?” he said.
The billionaire businessman added, “I have a license to carry in New York. Nobody knows that”, he said. Trump said to laughter, according to the Associated Press.
Obama said he hoped that he wouldn’t have to make another similar statement during his tenure as president but acknowledged that is not a guarantee he can make.
Trump said revelations about the shooter, identified as Chris Harper Mercer, are likely to fit a familiar pattern. A month ago, Trump had been up 16 points in New Hampshire, rather than the 5-point advantage he has now. And he appeared to lay blame for the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, on former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is now a Democratic presidential candidate. “When the primaries arrive early next year, the Trump vote will subdivide further among the other Republican tortoises”. The right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed upon.
Melania Trump has been on the edges of political campaigns in the past, as in 2000, when her then-boyfriend briefly sought the Reform Party nomination. This is about self-defense, plain and simpleTrump reminisced about Bronsons Death Wish and got people in the crowd to shout out the title of the 1974 film in unison. “That permit should be valid in all 50 states”, he wrote.
His remarks came after the deadly rampage at a college near Roseburg, Oregon on Thursday killed nine people and injured seven others.
After a little more than an hour at the podium, in front of a packed house, Trump greeted his many supporters who couldn’t get in and waited in the rain, “he shook my hand and I’m not going to wash it, he is great for america”, said supporter Betty Vaughn. If I were doing poorly, if I saw myself going down, if you would stop calling me ’cause you no longer have any interest in Trump because ‘he has no chance, ‘ I’d go back to my business.
On Friday, Trump again highlighted the role of mental illness, but suggested it could never be completely remedied. Bill Maher, the controversial self-described libertarian and atheist host of HBO’s Real Time, surprised many when he said the following after Trump’s visit to Iowa. Articles featured include reporting on world news, politics, finance, health, entertainment and technology.