Week In The News: As Parkland Students March, Trump Floats Arming TeachersPlay
Parkland students march on Tallahassee. The President floats arming teachers. More Russia indictments. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
David Smiley, political reporter for the Miami Herald. (@NewsbySmiley)
Aaron Blake, senior political reporter for The Washington Post. (@aaronblake)
Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.
From The Reading List:
Miami Herald: Turning Anguish Into Activism, Parkland Students Push America’s Gun-Control Movement — "The leaders of America’s suddenly reignited gun-control movement hold court with cable news networks in suburban parks, strategize in a headquarters at their parents’ house and in some cases are too young to vote or buy a gun."
Washington Post: ‘ATTACKS WOULD END!’: Trump Doubles Down On Arming Some Teachers, Defends NRA — "President Trump on Thursday doubled down on his idea of arming some teachers as a deterrent for school shootings and praised the top leadership of the National Rifle Association as 'Great American Patriots.'"
This program aired on February 23, 2018.