Donald Trump Fundraises Off Parkland Taking pictures Tragedy, Touts His …


A Donald Trump and Mike Pence “weekly newsletter” laments the horror of the Parkland college capturing that killed 17 individuals, then finishes with a “contribute” button so people today can give revenue … to Trump and Pence.

The e-newsletter, paid out for by “Donald J. Trump for President Inc,” was emailed Friday to supporters.

(Screenshot/Trump Pence E-newsletter)

The to start with Trump tout in the e-newsletter, headlined “President Trump — 7 days 57: Safer Universities,” said that the president and initially woman Melania Trump “visited with victims and 1st responders pursuing the capturing and fulfilled extraordinary people today they will hardly ever forget about.” The piece is accompanied by a image of Trump and the to start with woman at the hospital bedside of a Parkland taking pictures survivor wrapped in bandages.

The message provides: “The President is now partaking in an essential national conversation about faculty protection and ways to protect against any foreseeable future assaults. President Trump is having techniques in the direction of banning gun bump shares and strengthening history checks for gun purchasers. The President has built his intent pretty apparent: ‘making our educational facilities and our kids safer will be our major precedence.’”

Screenshot of the Feb. 24 issue of the “Weekly Trump Pence E-newsletter” mailed to supporters. (Screenshot/Trump/Pence E-newsletter)

Other stories notice Trump handing out medals of valor to law enforcement officers, his infrastructure system and a “confidence boom” among the smaller enterprises. 

The publication finishes with a pink “CONTRIBUTE” link as very well as a connection to “VISIT OUR Keep.”

(Screenshot/Trump Pence E-newsletter)

In spite of Trump’s proposed approach to strengthen background checks for gun buys, he and Congress rolled back harder checks on persons with mental illnesses who order guns a yr ago. The Obama-era regulation would have barred guns to individuals acquiring Social Stability checks for mental diseases.

The suspected shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Large College, Nikolas Cruz, was reportedly treated for mental ailment.

Trump’s proposed price range also cuts funds for the history checks system by tens of millions of pounds.

Survivors aren’t probably to see the aftermath of their tragedy as a thing to tout in a fundraising newsletter. Pupils and mother and father of the school have slammed Trump, other politicians and the National Rifle Association for absence of motion on stricter gun command to avert long run tragedies.

Parkland mother Lori Alhadeff, screamed at Trump on a CNN online video to “do one thing” the working day her 14-12 months-aged daughter, Alyssa, was killed. “You can cease the guns from finding into these children’s fingers,” she cried.

A mother furiously asks President Trump to “please do something” about guns. She experienced just manufactured funeral preparations for her 14-year-outdated daughter, who was killed in the Florida college shooting.

— CNN Intercontinental (@cnni) February 15, 2018

Lecturers have slammed the president’s suggestion that 20 p.c of instructors be armed in faculties so they could shoot it out with attackers. 

  • This write-up at first appeared on HuffPost.


Donald Trump Fundraises Off Parkland Capturing Tragedy, Touts His …