By Sahid Fawaz
President Donald Trump wants you to know that he is the best at everything, including responding to school shootings.
"President Donald Trump on Monday suggested that he would have personally fought off the school shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School even while not armed, despite the fact that he previously deferred military service due to bone spurs in his foot.
'I really believe I’d run in there even if I didn’t have a weapon, and I think most of the people in this room would have done that too,' he said during a White House event with the nation’s governors.
Trump was referring to criticism against law enforcement officials, including an armed guard at the school who failed to swiftly respond to the gun massacre in Parkland, Florida, earlier this month.
Trump has previously expressed disgust for seeing blood, saying that 'it’s just not my thing.'
'I’m not good for medical. In other words, if you cut your finger and there’s blood pouring out, I’m gone,' he told radio host Howard Stern in 2008.
In the same interview, he went on to describe a charity event at his Mar-a-Lago resort, during which he looked away when a man fell off the stage and started bleeding.
'He was right in front of me and I turned away. I didn’t want to touch him … he’s bleeding all over the place, I felt terrible,' Trump said. 'You know, beautiful marble floor, didn’t look like it. It changed color. Became very red.'
Last week, Trump proposed that one of the solutions to the nation’s epidemic of school shootings should involve arming teachers, and that teachers who receive training to carry a weapon at school should receive a pay bonus.
'A teacher would have shot the hell out of him before he knew what happened,' the president said Friday while addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference."
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