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USA: Trump says pay bonus to armed teachers, open ‘mental institutions’02:51

USA: Trump says pay bonus to armed teachers, open ‘mental institutions’

United States, Washington D.C.
February 23, 2018 at 05:17 GMT -00:00 · Published

US President Donald Trump reiterated his earlier call for teachers to be armed as a measure against school mass shootings and called for increasing the minimum age from 18 to 21 during a school safety discussion at the White House on Thursday.He also doubled down on focusing on mental health, saying: "Part of the problem is we used to have mental institutions and I said this yesterday, we had a mental institution where you take a sicko like this guy, he was a sick guy, so many signs, and you'd bring him to a mental health institution."The president spoke as he opened a school safety discussion at the White House with state and local officials from around the country.

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US President Donald Trump reiterated his earlier call for teachers to be armed as a measure against school mass shootings and called for increasing the minimum age from 18 to 21 during a school safety discussion at the White House on Thursday.He also doubled down on focusing on mental health, saying: "Part of the problem is we used to have mental institutions and I said this yesterday, we had a mental institution where you take a sicko like this guy, he was a sick guy, so many signs, and you'd bring him to a mental health institution."The president spoke as he opened a school safety discussion at the White House with state and local officials from around the country.

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