President Trump warned CPAC attendees on Friday that Democrats will take away tax cuts and the Second Amendment if given control of Congress.
He said, “They will take away those massive tax cuts and they will take away your Second Amendment.”
— ABC News (@ABC) February 23, 2018
After mentioning tax cuts and the Second Amendment, Trump asked the crowd which was most important to them. By applause, they indicated the Second Amendment and he smiled, acknowledged their preference, and said, “We’re going to say you want the Second Amendment the most.”
Trump’s CPAC speech comes amid his push to arm “20 percent” of public school teachers as a way to make schools safer. He introduced the plan on Wednesday then reiterated it on Thursday, noting that first responders are “5 to 8 minutes away,” but teachers can shoot sickos “immediately.”
Also on Thursday, Trump suggested teachers who undergo the training to be armed should receive bonuses.