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During a meeting with the nation’s governors on gun safety, President Trump said that he would have intervened in the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, even if he was unarmed.
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During a meeting with the nation’s governors on gun safety, President Trump reopening mental-health institutions and said that he would have intervened in the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, even if he was unarmed. First Lady Melania Trump said she was following the shooting. In his first public statement, the former. The Supreme Court the Trump administration’s appeal of a federal judge’s ruling ordering the government to allow DACA recipients to renew their protected status. The Trump organization

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