News Roundup

Heavy press coverage and political action on gun violence

  • Pres. Trump hit back against reports that he’d said to ‘give teachers guns’, saying that he’d suggested that attacks could be stopped “very quickly” by giving trained teachers concealed guns
  • Sen. Marco Rubio was jeered at a CNN Townhall for suggesting that he’d continue to take money from the N.R.A. and for refusing to support a ban on assault weapons
  • Nationwide demonstrations, protests, and student walkouts continue

Attack on US Embassy in Montenegro

At Olympics, US women’s hockey team beats Canada for first time in twenty years

  • The US women’s hockey team won a gold medal after a 3-2 victory against Canada for the first time since 1998. The game went into overtime and had 6 shootouts
  • Snowboarder Jamie Anderson won a silver medal in women’s big air, after winning a gold earlier for women’s slopestyle

New charges filed against former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort and aide Rick Gates

  • These charges against Manafort and Gates have been sealed
  • The pair had been previously charged with money laundering and failing to register as foreign agents for work related to Ukraine
  • Mortgage

Three states planning executions

Top Stories

New York Times: ‘How Many Children Have to Get Shot?’ Father Asks Trump

Washington Post : ‘Fix it’: Students and parents plead with Trump for action to stop shootings

Drudge Report : Heat | CNN ‘Scripted’ Questions

The Daily Caller : ‘Partisan Attachments’ | EXCLUSIVE: One Thing Clearly Missing From Mueller’s Legal Team — A Republican

Breitbart News : Trump Tweets: ‘Gun free school is a magnet for bad people,’ Arm ‘Only the Best’ Teachers

Slate : How Badass Students Changed America

HuffPost : Extremely Loud & Incredibly Poised

BuzzFeed : Town Hall Irate