Trump Attempts To Blame Florida Mass Shooting On Russia Probe

Trump Attempts To Blame Florida Mass Shooting On Russia Probe

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Rather than offer sympathy to those who lost loved ones as a result of the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida earlier this week, President Trump decided he’d spin out a conspiracy theory about why it happened in the first place.

The FBI admitted that it had received a tip about alleged shooter Nikolas Cruz but failed to pass the information along to the agency’s Miami field office. But for Trump to try and connect the shooting and the Russia probe is classic misdirection, and it does nothing to support the families and friends of those who perished in a hail of gunfire.

Reaction on social media to Trump’s tweet was swift and harsh:

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