US Senator Bill Nelson credits Rubio for attending town hall

Lester Mason
February 23, 2018

The attending audience cheered and wildly applauded Kasky's question.

"He never went in", the sheriff said. "There will be change".

While the town hall was powerful and actually felt productive, it seems highly unlikely that any Republican will be eager to follow Rubio's lead.

CNN's town hall closed with an emotional performance by the Stoneman Douglas High School Drama Club.

"Gun-free zone to a maniac, because they're all cowards, a gun-free zone is: "Let's go in and let's attack, because bullets aren't coming back at us", the president said. "It's just wonderful the energy, the passion that we're seeing".

"It is not too soon, it is too late", Deutch said, noting that "weapons of war are in our communities". They don't want discussion. "And this is about people who are for making a difference to save us and people who are against it and prefer money".

The NRA, the nation's largest pro-gun organization, was represented by spokeswoman Dana Loesch who pointed the finger at lax reporting by states to a gun database system, the lack of a federally mandated standard, and missed "red flags" by law enforcement on potentially unsafe individuals.

"I don't believe this insane monster should have ever been able to obtain a firearm", Loesch said. "Fair enough, I guess it takes all kinds". "This individual was nuts". This issue will take more than a 5K run because there's so much to do.

Rubio promised a number of things to students like strengthening background checks, banning bump stocks and limiting magazine stocks.


The gun used by Paddock and Stoneman Douglas High suspect Nikolas Cruz, the AR-15, now allows for 30 rounds to be fired without the need to reload.

Nelson added, "I've always had guns".

"If the coach had a firearm in his locker when he ran at this guy - that coach was very fearless, saved a lot of lives, I suspect", Trump said. "I still hunt with my son, but an AK-47 and an AR-15 is not for hunting - it's for killing". Marco Rubio, who tried to offer as few solutions as possible. "And you will work with us to do something about guns".

He was also put on the defensive by Fred Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter Jaime was killed along with 16 other students.

However, it was Rubio's next words that did not sit well with the crowd.

"The answer to the question is that people buy into my agenda". "And it just angers me that there are these lethal death weapons". I don't think she was open-minded at all.

"I'm in total awe of the extraordinary students in Florida", Obama tweeted. "But (Barack Obama) and I believe in you, we're proud of you, and we're behind you every step of the way".

Many asked Rubio, who has recently become the face of lawmakers' inaction on stricter gun regulations, questions they felt should have clear-cut answers seven days after one of the nation's deadliest school shootings. "What you've lived through, and what you live through, is not supposed to be a part of your high school experience".

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