President TrumpDonald John TrumpFour takeaways from Heitkamp and Cramer’s tense final Senate debate Obama takes jab at Trump: ‘Nobody in my administration got indicted’ Lawyer for mail bomb suspect’s family: ‘He found a father in Trump’ MORE condemned the gunman who opened fireplace in a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday, killing eight people, saying that the shooter “ought to pay the last word worth.”
Trump spoke to reporters at Joint Base Andrews earlier than departing for a rally in Illinois, lamenting the “horrible, horrible issues happening with hate.”
Requested about what could possibly be accomplished to curb such violence, Trump advised bringing the loss of life penalty “into vogue.”
“We should always stiffen up our legal guidelines when it comes to the loss of life penalty,” he stated. “When folks do that they need to get the loss of life penalty …they need to very a lot convey the loss of life penalty into vogue.
Trump, pressed about the potential for stiffening gun restrictions in response to the capturing, stated Saturday’s capturing had “little to do” with gun legal guidelines.
“If they’d safety contained in the outcomes would have been much better,” he stated.