Denmark’s prime minister dispensed with usual diplomatic niceties and called on President Trump not to allow the United States to “accept the world record in school shootings.”
“Do not intend to interfere, but allow me to give a danish perspective: @realDonaldTrump, please, respond to the request of your youngsters who demands gun control. Don’t accept the world record in school shootings. Make America great and safe again!” Lars Lokke Rasmussen
He posted the message on Wednesday as Trump with survivors of past school shootings and parents and teachers to talk about way to stop gun violence,
The summit comes as the debate over gun rights in America has reached a fever pitch after last week’s rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida
The massacre at the Parkland, Fla., school is one of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in US history – and one of three in the past four months.
Along with Parkland, 58 people were killed when a gunman and 26 people were gunned down when a man
The attendees at the White House “listening session” discussed an array of solutions to the growing gun violence problem, including stricter background checks, banning assault-style weapons, arming teachers and more funding for mental health efforts.
In a tweet Thursday morning, Trump laid out his position on gun measures.
“I will be strongly pushing Comprehensive Background Checks with an emphasis on Mental Health. Raise age to 21 and end sale of Bump Stocks! Congress is in a mood to finally do something on this issue – I hope!” .