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President Donald Trump is postponing a campaign rally next week in Pennsylvania because of Wednesday's school shooting in Florida.

Trump said the school became a "scene of awful violence, hatred and evil". But he said Thursday he'll make a separate trip to Parkland, Florida, to meet with families and local officials in the coming days.

Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski urged community members to come together "to support one another in this time of grief" after a shooting rampage February 14 at a Broward County high school left at least 17 people dead.

Trump is addressing the nation a day after the shooting that killed at least 17 people.

He said students weren't surprised officials had identified Cruz as the shooter: "I think everyone had in their minds if anybody was going to do it, it was going to be him".

Later this month, I will be meeting with the nation's governors and attorney generals, where making our schools and our children safer will be our top priority.

According to a BuzzFeed report, the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been informed Cruz could carry out a school shooting past year, after the teen commented on a video: "I'm going to be a professional school shooter".

They were shocked that Cruz, who they said was a nice kid always who was in a good mood, was implicated in the shooting.

Cruz had mixed in with students fleeing the school before being caught, officials said.

On Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan cautioned against swift action on gun rules.

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Speaking from the White House, Trump said it was "not enough to simply take actions that make us feel we are making a difference, we must actually make that difference". The White House says the timing of the visit has yet to be finalized. "See you tomorrow", you said as you walked out. ABUSE ALLEGATIONS, SCHOOL TROUBLESVictoria Olvera, a 17-year-old junior, said Cruz had been abusive to his girlfriend. He did not mention any new gun control proposals. He suffered a gunshot wound and later died after he was rushed into surgery, Lehtio said. The link says donations will be raised to provide relief and financial support to the victims and families of the shooting.

The president also issued a proclamation mourning the victims and ordering American flags at public buildings across the country flown at half-mast.

"I managed to put 19 kids in the closet with me", said Falkowski, a teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. He then pulled a fire alarm, prompting students and staff to pour from classrooms into hallways, according to Florida's two USA senators, who were brief by federal authorities.

Sen. Chuck Grassley, who chairs the Judiciary Committee, weighed in on the Florida shooting Thursday, though he did not speak specifically about the background check related bill.

He used a rifle for his killing spree.

-Alyssa Al Hadeff, a 15-year-old freshman, had been reported missing by her grandmother on Wednesday after the shooting.

"So many signs that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed, even expelled from school for bad and erratic behaviour", Trump wrote. Neighbors and classmates knew he was a big problem.

Trump said students are, in part, responsible for reporting classmates to the authorities.

Trump has cited mental health before as a cause for mass shootings, dismissing questions about gun control.


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