Victim shot in leg finds strength to stand for President Trump

Saturday, 07 Oct, 2017

Las Vegas shooting survivor Thomas Gunderson was shot in the leg during Sunday night's attack, but he still stood to greet the president and first lady when they visited him at the hospital.

"I told my family that when he comes in here, I will stand to shake my president's hand". Gentry was one of the 30 to 40 first responders who met the president Wednesday.

Phil Keith, a former Knoxville police chief, said most stores will not sell bump stocks because they have to notify the ATF if they were to sell one.

"The best way to honor victims of gun violence in our country is to take action", Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., said in an interview with ABC News after walking off the House floor during a moment of silence for Las Vegas to protest congressional inaction. The shooting in Las Vegas, in which 58 people were killed, has brought new attention to bump stocks, aftermarket accessories that allow more rapid firing, and prompted Republicans' comments. We are there for you.

When asked about the gunman's possible motive for the nation's deadliest mass shooting in modern history, Trump indicated authorities are still searching for answers, but called the gunman "a very sick man" and a "demented person".

His first stop was the University Medical Center, where he spent over 90 minutes visiting with recovering victims, some with severe injuries, and listening to their stories.

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in response, "We welcome that and a conversation on that".

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Ivetta Saldana, who was attending the festival, told The Las Vegas Review-Journal she hid in a sewer after the shooting began. Paddock's violent transformation has mystified everyone - his brother, investigators and the families he victimized.

As a businessman, Trump was supportive of President Barack Obama's calls to tighten gun control laws after Sandy Hook, but embraced the pro-gun community and its advocates during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Melania Trump dazzled in a black trousers suit at the White House Thursday night at a dinner with senior us military leaders and their spouses. "I felt like he couldn't do anything to me".

"I didn't even know what they were until this week and I'm an avid sportsman", Ryan said.

"You showed the world, and the world is watching", he told them, "and you showed what professionalism is all about".

Trump made similar remarks to reporters earlier on Tuesday saying what happened in Nevada "is in many ways a miracle".

The National Rifle Association announced its support Thursday for regulating "bump stocks", devices that can effectively convert semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons and that were apparently used in the Las Vegas massacre to lethal effect.

"Nobody cared what you looked like last night".