Can you believe that? “Somebody attacks me, they’re gonna be shocked”, the billionaire bellowed.
Instead, in both rally and interview, the Republican frontrunner blamed mental illness for such shootings as that at Umpqua Community College.
“People are going to slip through the cracks, and even if you did great mental health programs, people are going to slip through the cracks”, he said.
If he were to lose a key primary, meanwhile, Trump said he would consider to “step away” depending on the circumstances, he noted, according to the Hill. “It’s the people, these sick people”.
“I never wanted to get into Iraq…with that being said, there’s nobody that will build a bigger, stronger military than me”, Trump concluded. The mass shooting on Thursday left nine people dead. “We’ll wait. So the day we leave they go in and they just knock the hell out of everybody, it’s unbelievable”, Trump said.
Trump also criticized former Florida governor Jeb Bush’s remarks about the Oregon shooting. “And it does happen all over the world, by the way, but this is sort of unique to this country, the school shootings”. He briefly addressed the overflow crowd and posed for selfies with a few fans.
Among Republicans, wariness of political insiders has not been limited to Pennsylvanians: Mr. Trump and Mr. Carson have been atop national polls as well, with Ms. Fiorina also doing well. “Everybody likes me now”, he gushed. Trump or [Florida Sen. “I just can’t tell you”.
The reason why not, is that for the controvertial soundbites, one would head over to Fox News, or MSNBC, or to a few extent, CNN – it’s not what is expected of a serious channel, with a serious mandate – finance.
The candidate said that his wife cares about women’s health issues and pushes him on them.
“You can’t use “Christmas” anymore”, Trump lamented. Institutionalize everybody? So you’re going to have difficulties. He lambasted the nuclear agreement with Iran and said USA negotiators, including Obama, were “incompetent”.
Trump promised that he was “in this for the long haul” but said he did not suggest that he would mind returning to his business ventures if his campaign is were to falter, CBS Washington reported.
The accusations resurfaced during a feud with Megyn Kelly during which he made what many thought was an insulting remark about her menstrual cycle in response to supposedly unfair treatment during the first Republican debate.