Trump on Mass Shootings: ‘Guns, No Guns - It Doesn’t Matter’

“You have people that are mentally ill, and they’re going to come through the cracks,” Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says in interview to air Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

  • “And they’re going to do things that people will not even believe are possible,” Says Trump
  • NOTE: NBC released excerpt from interview
  • Trumps calls school shootings “really very prevalent in this country”; asked his explanation for that, he says: “They’re just sick people. They’re mentally imbalanced”
    • “I think what we have is, I think, we have copy cats,” Trumps says
    • “I think that they watch it and they see it here more than other places. And the world can be a pretty sick place in so many different ways”
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