Trump says teachers should be armed, calls for cops in all schools

Trump says teachers should be armed, calls for cops in all schools and slams Uvalde police for taking ‘too long’ as he reads names of 21 victims to bell tolls and says ‘evil’ gunman ‘will burn in the fires of hell’

  • Former President Trump addressed the NRA meeting in Houston on Friday
  • He read the names of the 21 Uvalde shooting victims as a bell tolled
  • The gunman ‘will be eternally damned to burn in the fires of hell,’ he said
  • While protesters demand tougher gun control, Trump called for other measures
  • He said school security should be overhauled and teachers be allowed guns 
  • ‘The existence of evil is one of the very best reasons to arm law-abiding citizens’ 
  • At the same time thousands of protesters gathered outside the NRA meeting
  • Beto O’Rourke called on them ‘to get in the faces’ of gun rights advocates