CNN’s Jim Acosta broke the silence after President Trump’s solemn Thursday address by shouting out a question about guns.
"Mr. President, why does this keep happening to America? Will you do something about guns?" Pres. Trump was asked as he left following his statement on the Florida school shooting. https://t.co/6jt5uoFfum pic.twitter.com/tF1nzPicEJ
— ABC News (@ABC) February 15, 2018
Trump gave a heartfelt and unifying speech the day after 17 people were killed in a school shooting in Parkland, Florida. He spoke directly to America’s children and reminded them that they are “never alone” and should seek help from their friends and family if they are ever struggling with mental health issues.
However, according to a White House pool report, Acosta ruined the somber moment by shouting out a question at Trump as he left the room.
“[President Trump] did not answer questions shouted at the end by CNN’s Jim Acosta ‘Will you do something about guns?’” the pool report read.