Trump Tweet on Florida School Shooting Now Has Americans Worried He ‘Wants a Witch Hunt’

 
 

'Oh God, Now Trump Wants a Witch Hunt Against Anyone Who Shows Signs of Mental Illness'

President Trump clearly watched "Fox & Friends" Thursday morning. The Fox News morning show, a regular part of the president's daily media diet, focused on "warning signs" of the Florida teen charged with slaughtering 17 people at Parkland High School Wednesday afternoon.

In response, President Trump tweeted: "So many signs that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed, even expelled from school for bad and erratic behavior. Neighbors and classmates knew he was a big problem. Must always report such instances to authorities, again and again!"

The president's tweet was far from comforting for many. In fact, it has left many worrying Trump wants a "witch hunt":

Some say he is blaming the teen's family, former classmates, and neighbors:

And others noted what Trump is calling for would not have changed anything under current gun laws, especialy in part because of changes Trump himself made: