The nation has turned its attention to the senseless school shooting in Parkland, Florida where 17 students were murdered and at least 14 others were wounded. President Trump and the First Lady visited with victims and first responders following the shooting and met incredible people they will never forget. The President is now engaging in an important national conversation about school safety and ways to prevent any future attacks. President Trump is taking steps towards banning gun bump stocks and strengthening background checks for gun purchasers. The President has made his intent very clear: “making our schools and our children safer will be our top priority.”
PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER MEDAL OF VALOR
President Trump honored 12 extraordinary law enforcement officers and first responders this week with the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor at the White House. The Medal of Valor is the highest award in the United States for public safety officers. All 12 of these award recipients deserve this great honor for their courage in the line of duty and their dedicated and selfless service to their communities.