First Time After More Than 80 School Shootings During His PresidencyÂ
There were 65 school shootings in 2017, and there have been 18 school shootings already this year. For the first time President Donald Trump will address the nation to discuss a school shooting, the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead.Â
His remarks are scheduled to begin at 11:00 AM ET.
Earlier today the president issued a proclamation on the Florida school mass shooting, but failed to mention it was a shooting. He also posted a tweet that his some worried he will be calling for a "witch hunt."
2017, the first year of the Trump presidency, was the deadliest year for mass shootings in modern American history.
You can watch live below, or on cable and broadcast news channels.Â