Arm teachers, give bonuses, Trump says; deputy who didn't go inside school during Florida shooting resigns

Posted: February 23, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

“I want my schools protected just like I want my banks protected,” President Donald Trump said Thursday. To his left are Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his calls for arming highly trained teachers as part of an effort to fortify schools against shootings such as the one that occurred in Parkland, Fla., last week, even as he denounced active-shooter drills that try to prepare students to survive a rampage.

Members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School football team attend the funeral Thursday in Coral Springs, Fla., for assistant football coach Aar...

Wayne LaPierre, head of the National Rifle Association, takes the stage Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Oxon Hill, Md., wh...

Dana Loesch, a spokesperson for the NRA, who addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference before LaPierre, said that “many in legacy media l...

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