President Trump claimed he is willing to discuss gun laws after the Las Vegas massacre that killed 59 people and wounded over 500. Trump didn’t say exactly what he meant by that statement but only time will tell.
“Look, we have a tragedy … and we’ll be talking about gun laws as time goes on,” Trump said, after praising police officers for doing “an incredible job” in response to the shooting.
He did not indicate what aspects of gun legislation were open to discussion.
The president made his remarks to reporters while leaving the White House for his visit to Puerto Rico with First Lady Melania Trump.
Trump said that the shooter was a “sick man” but did not discuss the lack of information about his motives.
“He’s a sick man, a demented man. A lot of problems, I guess,” he said. “We are looking into him very, very seriously. But we’re dealing with a very, very sick individual.”
When asked if he supported the pending legislation in Congress on gun suppressors, Trump replied, “We’ll talk about that later.”
He directed the attention to law enforcement, saying it was “a miracle” that the police department was able to stop the shooter quickly.
“They’ve done an amazing job,” he said.