Donald Trump Jr. has appreciated a tweet which seems guilty the FBI for the varsity capturing in Parkland, Florida.
Nikolas Cruz, 19, killed 17 adults and children when he opened fireplace at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty on Wednesday (14 February).
It’s the nation’s deadliest faculty capturing for the reason that 2012 assault at Sandy Hook school in Connecticut and among the many high 10 deadliest mass shootings in trendy US historical past.
On Thursday (15 February), the president’s son appreciated a tweet by conservative commentator Kurt Schlichter that urged the FBI had been too preoccupied with undermining Donald Trump to stop the varsity capturing.
“The FBI was too busy making an attempt to undermine the president to hassle with doing it is freaking job,” Schlichter’s tweet learn.
The FBI was reportedly alerted about an individual named Nikolas Cruz after he commented on a YouTube video that he was “going to be an expert faculty shooter”. Officers haven’t confirmed whether or not the YouTube commenter is identical particular person because the alleged gunman, in keeping with BuzzFeed News.
The FBI has spent latest months investigating claims that Russia interfered within the 2016 presidential election. Earlier this month, President Trump accused the bureau of being biased in direction of the Democrats.
“The highest Management and Investigators of the FBI and the Justice Division have politicized the sacred investigative course of in favor of Democrats and towards Republicans, one thing which might have been unthinkable simply a short while in the past,” he tweeted.
President Trump also suggested that the Parkland shooting could have been prevented, in a tweet earlier on Thursday: “So many indicators that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed, even expelled from faculty for unhealthy and erratic conduct. Neighbors and classmates knew he was a giant drawback. Should all the time report such situations to authorities, repeatedly!”
At a press convention, he stated that his administration was working to “deal with the troublesome challenge of psychological well being” and enhance faculty safety. The president made no reference to gun legal guidelines regardless of sturdy calls from households and politicians for tighter gun control.