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President Trump sent out a statement on proposals for school safety and gun reform legislation in a two-part Twitter post Monday morning.

The president said he will be fully backing improved background checks and the elimination of bump stocks. He also wants to allow highly trained teachers to carry guns, and have armed guards at school.

On the matter of increasing the age limit from 18 to 21 to buy firearms, Trump conceded that individual states must make this decision and acknowledge that there is not much public support for this proposal.

Trump tweeted the following:

Very strong improvement and strengthening of background checks will be fully backed by White House. Legislation moving forward. Bump Stocks will soon be out. Highly trained expert teachers will be allowed to conceal carry, subject to State Law. Armed guards OK, deterrent!…….

….On 18 to 21 Age Limits, watching court cases and rulings before acting. States are making this decision. Things are moving rapidly on this, but not much political support (to put it mildly).

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