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Trump ignores massive march on guns to go on Twitter rant about building wall to keep out ISIS ‘enemy combatants’

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Trump during a conference announcing a bipartisan bill to promote gun safety in schools. Image via screengrab.

President Donald Trump was up early Sunday morning and used his first tweets of the day to rant about building his border wall to keep out ISIS “enemy combatants,” as he ignored the massive #MarchForOurLives that electrified the country on Saturday.

Using the recent attack in France as a jumping off point, Trump tweeted: “France honors a great hero. Officer died after bravely swapping places with hostage in ISIS related terror attack. So much bravery around the world constantly fighting radical Islamic terrorism. Even stronger measures needed, especially at borders!”

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He then turned to building his wall, writing, “enemy combatants pouring into our Country.”

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