After remaining silent most of Saturday, President Donald Trump once again made the pitch to arm school teachers with the promise that it will bring to end school shootings.
Writing on Twitter, Trump pushed back against law enforcement officials and educators who want to see no weapons on school campuses at all, saying states should take the lead and give pistol-packing school officials "yearly bonuses."
"Armed Educators (and trusted people who work within a school) love our students and will protect them. Very smart people. Must be firearms adept & have annual training. Should get yearly bonus. Shootings will not happen again - a big & very inexpensive deterrent. Up to States."
You can see the tweet below:
Armed Educators (and trusted people who work within a school) love our students and will protect them. Very smart p… https://t.co/wQSlkyUTzh— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1519498454.0