Donald Trump sparks outrage as he DANCES after reading names of 21 victims of Texas shooting
Former US President Donald Trump danced to Sam and Dave’s 1966 song Hold On, I’m Comin’ after reading the names of the 21 people who killed Salvador Ramos at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas would have.
Donald Trump danced at a National Rifle Association (NRA) convention after reading the names of the children killed in the Texas school shooting.
The former president danced to Sam and Dave’s 1966 song Hold On, I’m Comin’ at the end of his provocative speech in Houston, Texas.
During his address, he read the names of the 21 victims of the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, and called for the teachers to be armed to prevent further massacres.
However, the principal of a Texas school whose son was shot in a traffic incident slammed Trump’s proposals, branding them “disingenuous” and “hypocritical”.
Paul Castro, superintendent at Houston’s A+UP Charter School, told the Texas Tribune, “It infuriates me that these same politicians are saying the same thing they’ve been saying since (the) Columbine[school shooting].”
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He said limiting school enrollments and arming teachers would be ridiculous — if the issue weren’t so significant.
He added: “Armed police were on the premises and wouldn’t go in and now you want Miss Smith to take a shot at the elementary school?
“This is disingenuous and a lie and discourages politicians from taking responsibility. It is hypocrisy at its worst.”
Thousands of protesters gathered outside the George R. Brown Convention Center, where the NRA conference was being held, to demand stronger gun control in the wake of the mass shootings.
Donna Howard, a Democrat in the Texas House of Representatives, added, “Doesn’t he (Trump) understand that trained and armed law enforcement couldn’t protect the children? But should teachers do it? We need real solutions.”
Becky Pringle, president of the National Education Association, the country’s largest teachers’ union, rejected proposals to arm teachers to prevent future shootings.
“More guns mean more violence. Assault weapons should be banned,” she said.
Trump reiterated the NRA’s oft-used mantra that “the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun” during his speech at the conference Friday.
He said, “The existence of evil is one of the very best reasons to arm law-abiding citizens.”
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A bell rang each time Trump read one of the names of the 19 children and two teachers killed at Robb Elementary School on May 24.
He added that gunman Salvador Ramos, who was shot dead by a border guard, will be doomed to eternal hell because of the massacre.
The former president also called for every school to have a single entry point, strong fences, metal detectors and a police officer or armed guard at all times.
He added: “It’s not a question of money. It’s a matter of will. If the United States has $40 billion to send to Ukraine, we can do that.”
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