Trump: ‘Take the Guns First, Go Through Due Process Second’

This from a guy who bemoaned the lack of due process just weeks ago.

ScreenCap, HuffPostPresident Donald Trump, who campaigned as a defender of gun rights, told a bipartisan group of politicians today that authorities should have simply taken away Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz’s weapons:

“The police saw that he was a problem, they didn’t take any guns away. Now, that could’ve been policing. They should’ve taken them away anyway, whether they had the right or not.”

“I like taking the guns early, like in this crazy man’s case that just took place in Florida … to go to court would have taken a long time,” Trump emphasized. And he said this:

“Take the guns first, go through due process second.”

This comes from a president who only a few weeks ago wondered aloud on Twitter, “Is

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