RIGHT NOW: Hundreds of DC-area students protest outside the White House, pushing for gun control:— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander) February 21, 2018
“Enough is enough!”
“Hey hey, ho ho, the NRA has got to go!”
“This is what democracy looks like!” pic.twitter.com/1lWeG8Ivea
JUST IN: Trump says: “I am totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind, everyone knows that & it almost wouldn't even have to be said.”— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander) February 14, 2018
Took Trump NINE days into a scandal swamping his White House to say it.
Why didn't Trump mention the word "gun" in remarks about the Parkland shooting?— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander) February 16, 2018
A White House official tells me the president wanted "to focus on healing and uniting." Offering "a prescription before we know anything" wouldn't be most effective way to respond.
WATCH: Parents and students impacted by gun violence pleaded with Pres. Trump for action to make schools safer, including some calls for additional gun measures, at a White House event on Wednesday. @PeterAlexander has the story. pic.twitter.com/pOg2NBZJvW— NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (@NBCNightlyNews) February 22, 2018