Trump told reporters he spoke to the victims of the incident in the hospital.
At the evening briefing at the sheriff's department, Rubio said: "This is a community and a state that is in deep pain and they want action to make sure this doesn't happen again". They say such rifles should not be in the same category as a bolt-action rifle that a young hunter uses to shoot a deer and vow to add this to the list of restrictions they are pushing for despite having little momentum in Congress to do so.
"The job the doctors did, the nurses, the hospital, first responders, law enforcement - really incredible".
Axios reported Friday White House officials were in the process of contacting individuals connected to past mass shootings such as Columbine High School and Sandy Hook Elementary School, sites of some of the most deadly mass shootings in modern American history.
As of now, the rest of the school is still closed, but officials plan to announce when it will reopen sometime over the weekend.
UKIP members voted to sack embattled leader Henry Bolton
Whichever way you spin Bolton's vision of UKIP's future, the rules and the franchises proposed are profoundly undemocratic. Neil Hamilton, UKIP's leader in Wales, told Sky that Farage had been "shackling himself to a corpse" in supporting Bolton.
The host told Trump not to let anyone say that "it's too soon to be talking about it".
Alhadeff called on President Trump to implement tighter gun-control measures.
While Trump has offered sober responses to some tragedies since he took office, he has also drawn criticism for more inflammatory reactions to acts of violence.
The FBI had been informed last September that the shooter had stated on social media that he desired to become a "professional school shooter".
Sources with direct knowledge of President Donald Trump's response to the Florida high school shooting confirm to ABC News, that the president has said on multiple occasions including Friday morning "we have to do something". He said first responders saved her life by getting her to the hospital quickly. "It's a dream. It hasn't hit me yet".
Arvinder Singh Lovely back in Congress fold ahead of bypoll
Welcoming Lovely's decision , former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit said, "Mujhe kaafi accha lag raha hai ki woh waapis aagaye hain". Lovely, a prominent Sikh and Punjabi face in the national capital, would help bolster the Congress' prospects.
The killing of 17 people by Nikolas Cruz, 19, at Parkland, Florida, was the deadliest shooting at a school since 2012, when 20 children were shot dead at Sandy Hook Elementary - the deadliest school shooting in USA history. When I see empty desks, I'll feel it.
More than 1,000 people had attended a candlelight vigil Thursday night near the school, and at one point some began chanting, "No more gun!"
He went on to claim Trump made it easier for people with mental illness to buy firearms. Her mother screamed on CNN, demanding that President Donald Trump take action.
"My princess wasn't safe in that school", said Andrew Pollack, speaking at the funeral of his 18-year-old daughter Meadow. We are committed to working with state and local leaders to help secure our schools, and tackle the hard issue of mental health.
Yet this troubled teenager, whose behaviour had already raised a number of red flags, was able to go into a gun shop and buy a powerful assault rifle, the AR-15, which is the most commonly used weapon in USA mass shootings. But he embraced gun rights as a candidate, and the NRA spent $30 million in support of his campaign.
Nathan Chen lands six quad jumps to finish 5th in figure skating
Figure skater Nathan Chen earned back his nickname "quad king" with a dramatic comeback performance Friday. Nathan Chen became the first skater to land six quads in competition on Saturday.