President Trump Visits Florida Hospital Following School Shooting

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On Friday, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump traveled to Pompano Beach, Florida to spend time with the victims of Wednesday’s school shooting, reports The Hill.

An Overview of the Hospital Visit

The President and First Lady spent time at the Broward Health North medical center and paid tribute to victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting and the caring doctors and nurses.

President Trump also lauded the Florida police officer who subdued the 19-year-old shooter, Nikolas Cruz:

That was so modest, I would have told it much differently. I would have said without me, they never would have found him.

Florida Senator Marco Rubio and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly joined the President and First Lady during their time at the Florida medical center. Rubio and Kelly furthermore spoke with Florida police officers, noting the traumatic aftermath of Wednesday’s shooting.

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Thus far, the Broward Health North medical center has tended to eight Floridians who were shot, along with Cruz himself. However, two of the aforesaid Floridians have passed away.