Trump is opening his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference by reminding the group that when he first started running, people questioned the former Democrat's conservative credentials.
Activists have also called on public pension funds to divest from gun maker stocks, which were broadly lower on Friday.
With his tweets, Trump echoed solutions he pushed during a "listening session" at the White House that included family of some of the 17 people killed by a gunman last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida. Two speakers from the NRA railed against gun control and against the news media for allegedly creating a phoney debate in the wake of last week's massacre.
GONYEA: She added quickly that the media don't love the actual tragedy of it.
LaPierre warned that growing calls from students for stricter gun laws would lead to a European-style "socialist wave" that would strip law-abiding citizens of their firearms.
"The shameful politicization of tragedy - it's a classic strategy, right out of the playbook of a poisonous movement", he said.
The NRA leader blamed the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the death of the 17 students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. She paid a fine and took a firearm-safety class as part of a plea deal.
In June 2016, following a mass shooting at a Florida nightclub, Trump said that "it's too bad some of the people killed over the weekend didn't have guns attached to their hips, where bullets could have thrown in the opposite direction". You guys love it. "Crying white mothers are ratings gold to you and many in the legacy media in the back". The channel is a forum for pro-gun conservatives like Dana Loesch, a spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association.
At CPAC - an event that usually displays a wide range of views in election years - there was little daylight that could be seen between Trump and the powerful NRA.
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LaPierre also accused Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Democrats of not working with conservatives who wished to address mental health issues and put checks into the federal database that would prohibit unsafe people from gaining access to firearms.
"I want my schools protected just like I want my banks protected", Trump told state and local officials, according to a press pool report. A day earlier, the organization issued a statement saying it opposes raising the age limit.
In an appearance Thursday morning on Fox News, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said that none of the ideas floated during Thursday's meeting has been finalized and criticized reports focusing on arming teachers. "And the NRA will back it". "Now what I'd recommend doing is the people that do carry ... we give them a bonus". "I'm close to them", Trump told reporters. They love our Country and will do the right thing. "I've spoken to them often in the last two days". The NRA "member benefits" page offers savings on a credit card, hearing aids, vehicle rentals, travel, auto purchases and prescription drugs, among other things.
Raising the minimum age for purchasing assault weapons could gain momentum in Congress.
The idea prompted sharp rebukes from some Democrats and misgivings from at least one prominent Republican.
But Clark, a gun owner, said he believes the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle should be eradicated.
Trump says he bets the lines of people waiting to enter the Capitol next week to pay respects to Graham "are going to be long and attractive, because he deserves it".
Teachers across the country have responded to Mr Trump's proposal with the "Arm Me With" campaign, which lobbies for things like better school supplies and increased pay, instead of more guns.
In a country of nearly 327-million people, that's a drop in the bucket.
"President Trump and our entire administration will continue to take strong action to make our schools safe and to give law enforcement and our families the tools they need to deal with those struggling with unsafe mental illness", Pence said.
Since he met the requirements for retirement, Peterson opted to resign after he was told he was being suspended, Israel said. The two cases under review are among 23 calls made to the Broward County Sheriff's Office in the past decade.
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A 6-5 defeat of Canada secured Britain a place in the Pyeongchang semi-finals and a second meeting of the tournament with Sweden. However, Hasselborg edged their encounter during the round-robin stages and is viewed as one of the sport's rising stars.
In interviews, 45 of 58 people interviewed, or 78%, said they ate Fareway chicken salad the week before they got sick. Anyone can catch salmonella; however, older people, infants and those with immune disorders are most at risk.
On Thursday, CAS confirmed that Krushelnitckii has been disqualified from the Games and accepted a provisional suspension. In total, 168 Russians participate in the olympic games in Pyeongchang under the banner of the olympic games.
Above all, Hasin said that people shouldn't take her team's findings as evidence that pot is harmless to either teens or adults. They screened nearly 3,000 clinical papers, and meta-analyzed 11 studies, developed from four large, ongoing national surveys.
His own agenda - including his recent push for a sizable tax cut - has mostly stalled. "Legal charges might be a game-changer". Louis Circuit Attorney spokesperson, told NBC News that though Greitens was taken into custody , he was later released .
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Trump responded by pushing for joint efforts by the US and South Korea to apply maximum pressure on North Korea, Yoon said. North Korea , however, backed out at the last second, said Nick Ayers, the vice president's chief of staff.
South Sudan to hang former South African colonel
One woman said her twelve-year old son was forced to have sex with his grandmother, in order to remain alive. She was kept with the decomposing bodies, including that of her husband who was one of the victims.
US looking at new sanctions on Russia
Taking to Twitter, Trump said that the meddling occurred while Obama was in office and asked why his predecessor didn't intervene. Trump has refused to implement sanctions against President Vladimir Putin's regime that Congress approved a year ago .
Japanese women claim final curling semifinal spot despite loss
Japan was down as many as three on two separate occasions, but forced Kim to make mistakes late and send the game to an extra end. South Korea's Shim Sukhee (L) and Choi Min-jeong crashed out unceremoniously during the women's 1,000m short track final.