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Florida / School Shooting / Trump / Friedman Interview #1121171

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Feb 22, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The question as to whether President Trump can fix the problem after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, introduced. [TRUMP - promises action.] [Yesterday, student Samuel ZIEF†- says let's never let this happen again.] Trump's tweets about arming teachers noted. [NRA CEO Wayne LaPIERRE†- calls for trained armed security; says for Democrats it's a political issue, not a safety issue.] [TRUMP - opposes a gun-free zone; backs the NRA as patriots.] [NRA spokesperson Dana LOESCH†- says "legacy media" loves mass shootings.] The funeral for coach Aaron Feis shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House : Pamela Brown) How the White House plans to turn ideas on guns into action discussed. [In response to Brown's question, White House deputy press secretary Raj SHAH†- says the president will do what is right.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with "New York Times" columnist Tom Friedman. [FRIEDMAN - offers views on whether Trump has the will to do something meaningful on gun violence, but he has not been a bridge builder if he chooses to lead, how social media has created faux activists, which does not work against the NRA, which has bags of money.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Brown, Pamela

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