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Florida / School Shooting / Trump / Guns #1121114

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Mary Bruce) The pressure on President Trump to take action on the mass shootings in the US following the Parkland, Florida, school shooting last week examined. [In response to question from John Roberts, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - says the president will take further action on bump stocks & there will be conversations on mental illness; comments on state & federal gun laws & policies.] [TRUMP - says he is asking the attorney general for regulations on devices {bump stocks}.] The views of the Parkland students noted; scenes shown from on a bus to the state capital. [With ABC's Adrienne Bankert, two STUDENTS - comment.] How Trump would likely need Congress to ban bump stocks with Senator Dianne Feinstein quoted discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Parkland, Florida: Victor Oquendo) The debate over AR-15 rifles as used in Florida by Nikolas Cruz & images from inside the Parkland classrooms featured; scenes shown from the classrooms now; details given about Cruz's background. [Special education specialist Dottie PROVENZANO - talks red flags.] Photos of four students {Cara Loughran, Carmen Schentrup, Gina Montalto & Peter Wabg} buried today shown. The plans to resume classes next Tuesday discussed.

Muir, David;
Bruce, Mary;
Oquendo, Victor

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