22 Feb 2018

President Trump backs arming teachers

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:23 pm on 22 February 2018

President Trump's told gun violence survivors and their families he'd consider arming school teachers with guns.

The latest comments came during a listening session, where the President met with parents, teachers and students affected by school shootings to discuss solutions. 

He said he'll look closely at the idea of secretly arming teachers and school staff. US correspondent Harry Horton has the details. 

United States President Donald Trump.

United States President Donald Trump. Photo: AFP / Chris Kleponis / CNP