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Trump to American children after Florida school shooting: You are never alone

President Donald Trump said he would make a trip to Parkland, Florida after the deadly school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018. About four minutes into his address to the nation, he spoke directly to "America's children" telling them that those who felt scared and alone are "never alone" and that there are people who care about them. Trump encouraged those kids to ask for help.

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Trump announces plan to visit Parkland, FL after school shooting

President Donald Trump addressed the nation a day after the shooting that killed at least 17 at Majory Stoneman Douglas High. "Our entire nation, with one heavy heart, is praying for the victims and their families," Trump stated on Feb. 15, 2018. He also said he'd be visiting Parkland, Florida to meet with families and local officials.

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White House lowers U.S. flag after Florida school shooting

Before President Donald Trump planned to address the nation Thursday morning about a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, he issued a proclamation honoring the victims of the shooting. It says, "Our nation grieves with those who have lost loved ones." As part of that proclamation, the president ordered flags to be flown at half-staff at the White House and all public grounds until February 19th.

White House

Who is Rob Porter?

Rob Porter, the White House staff secretary who was forced to resign after accusations of spousal abuse, amassed job titles in multiple Senate offices before joining President Trump’s staff.

Elections

Top Clinton aide to run for California governor

Amanda Renteria, a Democratic operative and veteran of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid, has filed to run for California governor. Democrats Gavin Newsom and Antonio Villaraigosa are leading in polls. Renteria is from Woodlake southeast of Fresno and lost a bid for Congress in 2014.