Trump Announces Support For Arming Teachers, Backpedals On Gun Purchase Age
13 March, 2018, 10:51 | Author: Irene Delgado
But what we saw is that for weeks Trump and the NRA were opposed on this issue and Trump said that the NRA would back away from this and instead it's the president who has backed away saying that he's going to wait and see how this lawsuit turns out before he acts on age limits for gun purchases.
"Highly trained expert teachers will be allowed to hide carry, subject to State Law", Trump wrote Monday.
"Very strong improvement and strengthening of background checks will be fully backed by White House", he tweeted. He toldThe Wall Street Journal that the bank "actually makes money" and endorsed the idea it helps USA companies that have to compete with foreign rivals that receive subsidies from their governments - arguments that supporters of the Export-Import Bank of the United States have made for years. States were making decisions on this, he said, but added: "Things are moving rapidly on this, but not much political support (to put it mildly)".
The top Democrats in Congress accused Trump of caving to the NRA and vowed to keep pushing for tougher gun measures.
Among those ideas, which Trump had expressed vocal support for in a February 28 meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers, is raising the age on gun purchases, universal background checks and taking guns from those identified as a security threat without consideration of due process.
Within a week of the televised meeting, the president and National Rifle Association announced they had held a private meeting in the Oval Office. One of the most controversial would give "rigorous firearms training" to some teachers to protect students - an idea that would struggle mightily to pass.
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His plan does ask states to pass what are known as extreme risk protection orders, whereby authorities can grab back guns from unsafe people. A similar proposal, which expanded the number of armed officers in schools, was implemented by the Obama administration in the months following the mass shooting in Sandy Hook, Conn.
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The National Education Association, the largest representative of US educators in the country, "overwhelmingly rejected" Trump's idea to arm school staff. "Educators need to be focused on teaching our students". He also raised eyebrows by suggesting that law enforcement officials should be able to confiscate guns from those they deem a safety risk even before a court has weighed in. "Shame on you, Mr President". I know my teachers.
-A commission made up of Education Secretary Betsey DeVos, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielson, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions will work with states to implement proper and relevant school safety programs.
"His remarks at this meeting were intensely revealing precisely because they showed once again that Trump is nearly wholly devoid of core beliefs", she wrote in the National Review. The administration is also looking to create a special commission on school safety. So the president is clearly feeling the pressure from the public and from students in Florida to really do something, but isn't living up to those promises, is really trying to delay on a lot of fronts here.
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