Trump's Plan To Secure Schools Calls For Arming Teachers, Improving Background Checks

13 Marcha, 2018, 02:27 | Author: Kelly Blake
  • Trump's Plan To Secure Schools Calls For Arming Teachers, Improving Background Checks

The proposals, though, include a full audit and review of the Federal Bureau of Investigation tip line after warnings about a student who killed 17 people at a Florida high school last month were not acted upon. "Armed guards OK, deterrent!"

President Donald Trump defended Monday his administration's newly unveiled gun and school safety proposals, specifically his walkback of support for raising the age limit for certain firearms. "Things are moving rapidly on this, but not much political support (to put it mildly)".

Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump seemed to embrace comprehensive gun control in the wake of the Florida high school shooting. Trump previously said he'd support raising that age from 18 to 21 for semi-automatic weapons. Last fall, Trump told lawmakers he'd "take the heat" on an immigration proposal that protected "Dreamers" from deportation. He said at the time he was not protesting Trump specifically, but he has been critical of the us government's lack of response to the devastation caused to Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria last fall.

"I know we've got an off-day, but I'll probably come in and just get some work in".

Visits to the White House by champion sports teams once were highly anticipated, but they have become politically fraught in the age of Trump. The White House's proposal on Monday focused largely on measures backed by the National Rifle Association, such as arming teachers and a bill to modestly improve background check reporting. "Looking forward to having a plane ride with those guys, catching up and kind of reminiscing on what we accomplished past year for a few hours".

DeVos's most notable statement on the issue to date was when she was asked in her confirmation hearing about allowing guns in schools and responded that in some places you might need them "to protect from potential grizzlies".

Without strong advocacy from the White House, an ambitious gun package was unlikely to even get off the ground, given most Republicans' opposition to any new restrictions.

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But Sanders pushed back against concerns that Trump is rolling over for the NRA, insiting that he is still in favor of raising the sales age. I mean, is that off the table for the White House?

"We're very disappointed in the government that we haven't gotten the same benefits", he said in February, per Wallace Matthews of the New York Times.

"The flow of information that goes in the background check system from local and state courts is more updated and real time information is made available", Deputy White House Press Secretary Raj Shah said. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will be the commission chair. Various safety reforms are under consideration, she added.

The abandonment of his brief advocacy of gun control shows why conservatives who consider Trump a reliable advocate for their agenda have been rewarded, and those who dismissed him as a fraud have had so little evidence to support their position.

Polls since the shooting at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School show the USA public has turned strongly for tougher regulations. According to officials, a number of approaches will be taken to address the issue. "And I want to thank every member of the Astros team who spent time with those displaced in shelters". These orders would allow law enforcement to confiscate firearms or other weapons from risky individuals after due process. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

Lastly, the administration wants to better integrate mental health, primary care and family services programs, and the president has ordered a full audit and review of the Federal Bureau of Investigation tip line, he said.

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