"Instead of advertising the school has no guns, we are gun free, do the opposite", he said. "We're going to be looking at that very strongly". "Nobody is going to attack that school. It can't only be defense". In response, he's promising stricter background checks focused on mental health. "This person that did this disgusting act, he was mentally deranged and everybody knew it for a long period of time", he added.
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"How many schools, how many children have to get shot?"
Trump's remark about a person who "decided not to go in" was addressed at a sheriff's deputy who was stationed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas school when Cruz went on his rampage but failed to respond to the shooting.
"One possible solution, which may not be very popular, would be to have people in the school, teachers, administrators who have volunteered to have a firearm safely locked in the classroom who are given training throughout the year", he said.
The Republican ran off potential ideas for guarding schools, including bonuses for the between 10 percent and 40 percent of educators who he said could be granted concealed weapon permits. "I'm confident that you will do the right thing". I think it's insane.
'I think it's insane, i think it's very bad for children'.
Trump advocated raising the gun purchasing age limit from 18 to 21, although he did not provide further details on whether that would be limited to certain types of guns.