Trump on Synagogue Shooting: If They Had an Armed Guard, ‘Results Would Have Been Far Better’
President Donald Trump briefly spoke to reporters this afternoon about the horrific shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, and he was asked at one point about taking action regarding gun laws.
“This has little to do with it,” the President said. “If they had protection inside, the results would have been far better… If they had some kind of a protection inside the temple, maybe it could have been a very much different situation.”
Trump specifically said an “armed guard” would have been able to stop the shooter, and he talked about stiffening up death penalty laws.
Officials have so far confirmed that three officers were shot.