President Trump spent the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago resort tweeting about the Russia investigation after a federal grand jury on Friday indicted 13 Russians and three Russian companies in connection with what prosecutors describe as a covert Russian campaign to help Trump win the presidency. According to CNN, students who survived the Parkland, Florida, shooting were outraged at President Donald Trump after he linked the FBI's failure to follow up on a report about the... This is not acceptable. They are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the trump campaign. He also added "there is no collusion" and the Federal Bureau of Investigation should "get back to the basics and make us all proud!"
Meanwhile, Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old gunman who killed no less than 17 people and wounded a dozen others when he opened fire on his colleagues at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in southeastern Florida has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.
Stars slammed Trump quickly on Saturday, with Live! host Jimmy Kimmel calling him an "A-hole" and The Wire creator David Simon labeling him "scum".
President Donald Trump has signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like the bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre.
Mr Trump is said to have spoken to Republican Senator John Cornyn about gun legislation on Friday.
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates - whom Trump fired a year ago for refusing to impose a travel ban on Muslim majority nations - tweeted that the president was using "the tragedy to attack the investigation of a foreign adversary's interference in our democracy".
White House officials say they are planning to hold events on school safety involving students, teachers and state and local officials next week.
It was introduced after the United States air force failed to report the criminal history of a gunman who slaughtered more than two dozen people at a Texas church.
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However, the North Koreans called off the meeting before it was set to take place due to unknown reasons. During his trip to Asia, Pence spoke about tough new sanctions on the country.
In reacting to previous mass shootings, Trump has largely focused on mental health as a cause, dismissing questions about gun control. The crowd chanted in turn: "Shame on you!"
"Now that Adam Schiff is starting to blame President Obama for Russian meddling in the election, he is probably doing so as yet another excuse that the Democrats, lead by their fearless leader, Crooked Hillary Clinton, lost the 2016 election".
Trump has on several occasions, however, questioned whether Russian Federation was behind efforts to interfere in the 2016 election.
"This is a president who claims vindication anytime someone sneezes", Schiff said. It also could be somebody weighing 400 pounds on their bed. The president should be staying out of the law enforcement business. Mr. Trump added, "They are laughing their asses off in Moscow". In an April 2017 interview with Face the Nation he called the claims of ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation a "total phony story".
"If it was the GOAL of Russian Federation to create discord, disruption and chaos within the USA then, with all of the Committee Hearings, Investigations and Party hatred, they have succeeded beyond their wildest dreams", he tweeted.
"It wasn't created to be able to clear everything on the investigation", Republican Senator James Lankford said on NBC's "Meet the Press".
Mr. Trump criticized the FBI's leadership in January over texts the Federal Bureau of Investigation says it is missing between two former members of the special counsel's team, Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.