Sanders: Trump Didn’t Mean He’d Literally Stop the Parkland Killer Like He Said He Would

This is Donald Trump's most likely response to an active shooter nearby: "Gunfire? No, I don't hear any gunfire."Jeff Malet/Newscom via ZUMA

I missed this yesterday, but the endlessly shameless Sarah Huckabee Sanders explained at the daily press briefing what Donald Trump really meant when he said he would have “run in” to stop the Parkland killer even if he didn’t have a weapon:

Uh-huh.

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