Trump blames FBI for deadly Florida school shooting

Posted by News Express | 18 February 2018 | 1,545 times

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President Donald Trump has rebuked the FBI for missing signals before Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida.

The agency was “spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign,” Mr Trump tweeted.

“There is no collusion. Get back to the basics and make us all proud.”

The FBI has admitted it failed to act on a tip-off about suspected shooter Nikolas Cruz, who has confessed to the shooting at a high school in Parkland in which 17 people died.

It was the deadliest US school shooting since 2012 and has re-ignited long-running debates about tougher firearm restrictions.

Earlier, students who survived the shooting rallied in Florida, demanding tighter legislation on gun control and criticising the president for receiving financial support from the National Rifle Association (NRA) during his presidential campaign. (BBC)


Source: News Express

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